Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#945 assigned defect

html-parser supports only a few entities

Reported by: retroj Owned by: ashinn
Priority: major Milestone: someday
Component: extensions Version: 4.8.x
Keywords: Cc:
Estimated difficulty: easy


The html-parser egg supports only a few entities ( , < and friends) by default. If one wants to parse html that contains other entities than these, one cannot use the simple html->sxml, but must use make-html-parser just to add entities. I propose that for purposes of html->sxml, html-parser should not validate entities at all, but simply create sxml entity forms for whatever entities it encounters.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by sjamaan

  • Owner set to ashinn
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:2 Changed 2 years ago by sjamaan

  • Estimated difficulty set to easy
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