[whatwg] base64 entities

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Aug 26 13:30:00 PDT 2010

On 26.08.2010 22:10, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 5:58 AM, Julian Reschke<julian.reschke at gmx.de>  wrote:
>> Not convinced. There's already one way to escape these things, and this is
>> supported in all UAs.
> Adam gave two examples of cases where htmlspecialchars() is
> insufficient, even if authors do use it.  This proposal is completely
> general and will work anywhere, even in<script>.  Is automated
> general escaping even possible right now in<script>  for text/html?

OK, sorry for my multiple posts.

I now get the point about the additional problems in script, but I fail 
to see how the proposal addresses this, unless expanding these entities 
is suppose to happen *after* parsing the script.

Best regards, Julian

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