[whatwg] Trailing garbage, numbers and conformance

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Thu Apr 5 06:14:05 PDT 2007

Common microsyntaxes for numbers allow leading whitespace and allow  
trailing garbage. I understand why the algorithms for UAs other than  
conformance checkers might be defined not to fail when there is  
trailing garbage. However, to help authors catch typos, I think only  
trailing whitespace should be conforming not just any trailing garbage.

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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