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[whatwg] Trailing garbage, numbers and conformance

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2007 16:14:05 +0300
Message-ID: <5E2D1F29-AA0C-41B8-B4D5-F1C5F7DA2A99@iki.fi>
Common microsyntaxes for numbers allow leading whitespace and allow  
trailing garbage. I understand why the algorithms for UAs other than  
conformance checkers might be defined not to fail when there is  
trailing garbage. However, to help authors catch typos, I think only  
trailing whitespace should be conforming not just any trailing garbage.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
Received on Thursday, 5 April 2007 06:14:05 UTC

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