[whatwg] Entity parsing
html5 at zoid.nl
Sat Jun 23 18:18:56 PDT 2007
Ian Hickson schreef:
> 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.
As a front-end developer I'd say "no". This makes it much harder to read
the source code, probably not for UAs, but for the people working with it.
> On the one hand, it's
> pragmatic (after all, why require the semicolon?), and is equivalent to
> not requiring quotes around attribute values. On the other, people don't
> want us to make the quotes optional either.
True, I'm one of those people. And, in my opinion, unquoted attribute
values are still easier to read than these entities without a semicolon
at the end. So please make the semicolon a requirement.
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