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[Bug 14429] Named references: Point out HTML5's deviations from HTML4

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Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 15:50:38 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14429

Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                URL|http://www.whatwg.org/specs |http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/
                   |/web-apps/current-work/#top |named-character-references#
                   |                            |entity-rang
            Summary|Named character set         |Named references: Point out
                   |references                  |HTML5's deviations from
                   |(http://www.w3.org/TR/html5 |HTML4
                   |/named-character-references |
                   |.html) in these draft       |
                   |contains whole character    |
                   |set of html 4 specification |
                   |(http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-h |
                   |tml40/sgml/entities.html).  |
                   |We can say that html 4      |
                   |character set               |
            Summary|refe                        |

--- Comment #4 from Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> 2011-10-11 15:50:38 UTC ---
( For convenience, the XHTML test file as data URI:
<http://tinyurl.com/6gmedfy> )

* Edited the Summary:
  1) Moved 
      http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/named-character-references#entity-rang
      to the URL field
  2) Deleted http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/sgml/entities.html
  3) Added this, that shouldn't be too far from reporterer's intentions: 
      "Named references: Point out HTML5's deviations from HTML4"

   Motivation: To avoid that authors and implementors assume that HTML5's named
character references is a strict superset of HTML5, the deviatons from HTML4
should be pointed out via footnote or other text.

    PS: Supposedly, this deviation from HTML4/XHTML1 is defendable *only*
because the old  character is not too different from the new character

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