[whatwg] Parsing: Attributes in End Tags

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Tue Jan 31 00:17:17 PST 2006

   When tokenising an end tag, the tokeniser switches to the Tag Name 
state (just like with a start tag).  However, as a result, this now 
becomes syntactically valid:

</p foo="bar">

There should be an easy parse error upon encountering the first 
non-whitespace character (except for '>') after the tag name, but which 
then continues to parse the attributes instead of just searching for the 
first occurrence of '>' because of the way browsers handle </p foo=">">

Lachlan Hunt

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