[whatwg] Parsing: Disallow slashes in unquoted attribute values?
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Oct 19 18:29:46 PDT 2006
On Fri, 20 Oct 2006, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Ian Hickson wrote:
> >It is very common to see markup such as:
> > <a href=http://example.com/>Example</a>
> >I don't see any good reason to make that non-conforming in HTML5.
> It is very common to see code such as:
> echo "<foo bar=" . htmlescape($userinput) . ">...";
...and that will also be compliant, assuming $userinput doesn't have any
spaces or ">" characters in it. We can't do much about the case where it
has spaces or ">" characters in it, since we are constrained by how legacy
UAs parse HTML.
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