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Re: XHTML character entity support

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <gsneddon@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2009 14:04:50 +0100
Message-ID: <4AEED8F2.5090806@opera.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: Alexey Proskuryakov <ap@webkit.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Why does Opera support entities here? It seems logical (as far as the 
> XML spec goes) not to support entities here.

Because we use our HTML parser for innerHTML regardless of whether we're 
in XHTML or not. (That's a known bug, and I presume the fact entities 
work will change when that is fixed.)

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Geoffrey Sneddon  Opera Software
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Received on Monday, 2 November 2009 13:05:36 UTC

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