[whatwg] Entity parsing
Allan Sandfeld Jensen
kde at carewolf.com
Mon Jun 25 00:40:25 PDT 2007
On Monday 25 June 2007 09:19, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2007, Allan Sandfeld Jensen wrote:
> > What about the Gecko entity parsing extension?
> > - IE consitently parses unterminated entities from latin-1
> > - Gecko parses all unterminated entities, even those beyond latin-1, but
> > only in text-content, not in attributes. (seems my recent firefox also
> > supports the IE parsing in attributes now.)
> Well we can't support two at once... There seems to be more of a case for
> having the spec support the IE model.
They are not incompatible.
In Konqueror, we support both, and it appears by my little test that Firefox 2
does the same now.
- In attributes all unclosed latin-1 tags are accepted.
- In text-content ALL unclosed tags are accepted.
A little inconsistent, but I believe there was a few websites, and a chat
application that made me implement the Gecko quirk.
Anyway I don't mind restricting it to latin-1, I just wanted to make sure it
had been considered.
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