[whatwg] Entity parsing
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Fri Jun 15 02:51:53 PDT 2007
Aside: I know that it can be changed but "iuml" is a very unfortunate name
for "i tréma". How about deprecating "iuml" in favor of "itrema"?
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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Simon Pieters
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2007 8:49 AM
To: Ian Hickson; Oistein E. Andersen
Cc: whatwg at whatwg.org
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Entity parsing
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 126.96.36.199. 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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