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[whatwg] Entity parsing

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 07:19:06 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706250717030.14519@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 23 Jun 2007, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> 
> What about the Gecko entity parsing extension?
>
> - IE consitently parses unterminated entities from latin-1
> - Gecko parses all unterminated entities, even those beyond latin-1, but only 
> in text-content, not in attributes. (seems my recent firefox also supports 
> the IE parsing in attributes now.)

Well we can't support two at once... There seems to be more of a case for 
having the spec support the IE model.

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