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[whatwg] Find a number with "." as the input

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 00:33:54 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0808120033500.5140@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 18 Nov 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>
> The definition of "find a number" ( http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/ 
> current-work/#find-a ) may cause a string containing a single U+002E 
> FULL STOP to be fed to the algorithm entitled "rules for parsing 
> floating point number values" ( 
> http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#rules1 ). The definition 
> for "find a number" claims that this step can never fail, but step 9 in 
> "rules for parsing floating point number values" returns an error in 
> this case.

Fixed.

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