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[whatwg] Please make < inside tags a parse error

From: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 11:47:22 +0200
Message-ID: <op.tt32s8fh7a8kvn@hp-a0a83fcd39d2>
On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 11:24:31 +0200, Thomas Broyer <t.broyer at gmail.com>  
wrote:

>> "<" in unquoted attribute values works interoperably. No need to make  
>> it a
>> parse error in the attribute value (unquoted) state.
>
> This doesn't mean it should be conforming either (actually, it's
> entirely orthogonal).

Right.

> Parse errors are for conformance checkers, and I
> believe those should report "<" in unquoted attribute values as
> errors.

Why? It doesn't create any problem as far as parsing goes in legacy UAs.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Received on Monday, 18 June 2007 02:47:22 UTC

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