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Re: XHTML character entity support

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 10:50:57 -0500
Message-ID: <4AFADD61.9030403@mit.edu>
To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
CC: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, public-html@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
On 11/11/09 10:41 AM, John Cowan wrote:
> Unless every single possible sequence of bytes is a legal HTML5 document
> with a fixed interpretation

I don't know what you mean by "legal", but every possible sequence of 
bytes has a fixed interpretation as an HTML5 document...

>  Most programmers *want* draconian error handling of their code.

Most people writing HTML aren't programmers and don't particularly want 
to be.

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