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[whatwg] HTML5 named entity ≫ and ≪

From: Mike Samuel <mikesamuel@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:30:22 -0500
Message-ID: <CACod6GvbXMop=tGAKDDu3pX=CH3x9+ODrs6UOv1gER0Dao_wng@mail.gmail.com>
2011/12/14 Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>:
> On Wed, 14 Dec 2011 18:18:30 +0100, Mike Samuel <mikesamuel at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> This is a potential source of confusion for naive HTML entity decoders
>> fall-back to case-insensitive matching when there is no mapping for a
>> given entity name.
>
>
> Entities are case-sensitive. If you match something that is case-sensitive,
> case-insensitively, I'm sorry to say, you are doing it wrong :-)

I realize that.  Nevertheless, it is a potential source of confusion.
Received on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 13:30:22 UTC

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