[whatwg] Entity definitions in XHTML
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jan 17 10:58:05 PST 2013
On Thu, 17 Jan 2013, David Carlisle wrote:
> By adding
> "-//W3C//ENTITIES HTML MathML Set//EN//XML"
> To the list in
> 13.2 Parsing XHTML documents
> Of Identifiers that are recognised when parsing XHTML syntax documents.
What problem does this solve?
> The current list gives no way to specify the identifier of a compatible
> set of entity definitions so makes it highly likely that documents will
> be interpreted differently by an XHTML user agent and a standard XML
I do not understand what this means. Can you give an example?
Fundamentally, I'd rather be removing these magic strings than adding
more. If there's a compatibility need, then we should add it, but if the
browsers don't already support the string, then there's no compat need
that I can see.
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