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hixie: try to clarify the issue here (whatwg r6035)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2011 13:46:17 -0400
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
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hixie: try to clarify the issue here (whatwg r6035)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.4845&r2=1.4846&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=6034&to=6035

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.4845
retrieving revision 1.4846
diff -u -d -r1.4845 -r1.4846
--- Overview.html	27 Apr 2011 22:11:01 -0000	1.4845
+++ Overview.html	28 Apr 2011 17:42:22 -0000	1.4846
@@ -340,7 +340,7 @@
 
    <h1>HTML5</h1>
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="a-vocabulary-and-associated-apis-for-html-and-xhtml">A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML</h2>
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-27-april-2011">Editor's Draft 27 April 2011</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-28-april-2011">Editor's Draft 28 April 2011</h2>
    <dl><dt>Latest Published Version:</dt>
     <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/">http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/</a></dd>
     <dt>Latest Editor's Draft:</dt>
@@ -483,7 +483,7 @@
   Group</a> is the W3C working group responsible for this
   specification's progress along the W3C Recommendation
   track.
-  This specification is the 27 April 2011 Editor's Draft.
+  This specification is the 28 April 2011 Editor's Draft.
   </p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><p>Work on this specification is also done at the <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/">WHATWG</a>. The W3C HTML working group
   actively pursues convergence with the WHATWG, as required by the <a href="http://www.w3.org/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter">W3C HTML working
   group charter</a>.</p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><p>This document was produced by a group operating under the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/">5
@@ -1887,8 +1887,11 @@
      <pre class="bad">&lt;a href="?bill&amp;ted"&gt;Bill and Ted&lt;/a&gt;</pre>
 
      <p>In the following fragment, however, the attribute's value is
-     actually "<code title="">?art&copy;</code>",
-     <em>not</em> the intended "<code title="">?art&amp;copy</code>":</p>
+     actually "<code title="">?art&copy;</code>", <em>not</em> the
+     intended "<code title="">?art&amp;copy</code>", because even
+     without the final semicolon, "<code title="">&amp;copy</code>" is
+     handled the same as "<code title="">&amp;copy;</code>" and thus
+     gets interpreted as "<code title="">&copy;</code>":</p>
 
      <pre class="bad">&lt;a href="?art&amp;copy"&gt;Art and Copy&lt;/a&gt;</pre>
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