[whatwg] Parsing (and syntax): < in unquoted attribute values
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jun 14 18:45:15 PDT 2007
On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
> The parsing section says that < in unquoted attribute values are a parse
> error and that it causes the tag token to be emitted. As far as I can
> tell < does not emit the tag token in at least Firefox, IE6 or Safari.
> Is it intentional to emit the tag token here? (If it is, why?)
> If not, should it still be a parse error (and be disallowed in the
> syntax section)?
I've removed special processing of "<".
Note that the following cases no longer close start tags, despite them
working interoperably in Safari and Firefox:
<div title <p>
And the following two no longer close tags either (only worked in
All of these were allowed in SGML, as I understand it.
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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