[whatwg] Entity parsing
zcorpan at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 23:49:11 PDT 2007
On Fri, 15 Jun 2007 03:05:05 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Nov 2006, �istein E. Andersen wrote:
>> From section 188.8.131.52. Tokenising entities:
>> > For some entities, UAs require a semicolon, for others they don't.
>> This applies to IE.
>> FWIW, the entities not requiring a semicolon are the ones encoding
>> Latin-1 characters, the other HTML 3.2 entities (&, > and <), as
>> well as " and the uppercase variants (&, ©, >, <, "
>> and ®). [...]
> I've defined the parsing and conformance requirements in a way that
> matches IE. As a side-effect, this has made things like "naïve"
> actually conforming. I don't know if we want this.
Firefox, Opera and Safari treat "naïve" as equivalent to
"naïve". So for compat with them, the semicolon should be made
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