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[whatwg] Entity parsing

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 07:34:23 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706250733330.14519@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 25 Jun 2007, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> 
> In Konqueror, we support both, and it appears by my little test that 
> Firefox 2 does the same now.
> 
> - In attributes all unclosed latin-1 tags are accepted.
> - In text-content ALL unclosed tags are accepted.
> 
> A little inconsistent, but I believe there was a few websites, and a 
> chat application that made me implement the Gecko quirk.

Interesting. It was specifically because of sites breaking if we didn't do 
the IE-like behaviour for attribute entity parsing that the spec is as it 
is now. :-)


> Anyway I don't mind restricting it to latin-1, I just wanted to make 
> sure it had been considered.

Yup.

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