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From "Howard M. Lewis Ship (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Assigned] (TAP5-840) Support character references in tml files with HTML 5 Doctype
Date Thu, 22 Sep 2011 23:51:26 GMT

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Howard M. Lewis Ship reassigned TAP5-840:
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    Assignee: Howard M. Lewis Ship

> Support character references in tml files with HTML 5 Doctype
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: TAP5-840
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TAP5-840
>             Project: Tapestry 5
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: tapestry-core
>    Affects Versions: 5.3, 5.2.6, 5.1.0.5, 5.0.18
>            Reporter: Ben Gidley
>            Assignee: Howard M. Lewis Ship
>         Attachments: patch.txt
>
>
> Currently to support HTML character references (e.g. &copy;) you need to put a HTML
Doctype at the top of the TML file. 
> e.g. <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
> However for HTML 5 they have stopped using XML doctypes and instead use
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> If you change tapestry page to use this you can no longer use entities as the XML parser
doesn't know what to do. 
> Ideally there should be some kind of logic that detects <!DOCTYPE html> and include
a suitable DTD to resolve the common HTML entities. The HTML 5 specification defines the allowed
named character references - http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#named-character-references.
There doesn't seem to be a DTD of allowed references maintained anymore.

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