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Re: XHTML character entity support

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 16:28:44 +0000
Message-ID: <4AFAE63E.1050409@opera.com>
To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, public-html@w3.org, public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
John Cowan wrote:
> James Graham scripsit:
>> See section 9.2 "Parsing HTML Documents" [1]
> "This section only applies to user agents, data mining tools, and
> conformance checkers."
> 9.1 is the section for documents.

9.1 tells you what the legal syntax for writing documents is.

9.2 tells you how to parse documents irrespective of whether they use
only legal syntax.

It seems to me that you are more interested in the latter, but perhaps
I have misunderstood.
Received on Wednesday, 11 November 2009 16:32:08 UTC

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