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Bug 449 - Whine about bytes that are "misinterpreted for compatibility"
Whine about bytes that are "misinterpreted for compatibility"
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML parser
All All
: P2 normal
Assigned To: Nobody
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Reported: 2009-02-19 17:35 CET by Simon Pieters
Modified: 2015-04-01 09:19 CEST (History)
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Description Simon Pieters 2009-02-19 17:35:57 CET
"Any byte or sequences of bytes in the original byte stream that is misinterpreted for compatibility is a parse error."

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Comment 1 Henri Sivonen 2009-02-20 12:47:01 CET
While I see the point here from the point of theoretical purity, from a practical point of view I'm very inclined to WONTFIX this and ask Hixie to change the spec instead.