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[Bug 12167] The requirement on the listing element conflicts with its old definition (which requires a special parsing mode where no markup except the element's end tag is recognized) and usage. It is better to avoid requiring any support than to require support that

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Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 21:56:05 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12167

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #2 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-05-05 21:56:05 UTC ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: The premise of the bug seems incorrect (IE doesn't ignore the <B> in
<LISTING><B>, for example, it opens a B element). I think the reporter is
confusing <listing> with <xmp>.

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