"&copy" is displayed as the copyright (c) character even when the ';' is missing

RESOLVED INVALID

Status

RESOLVED INVALID
2 years ago
2 years ago

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(Reporter: medusade, Unassigned)

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(Whiteboard: [specification][type:bug])

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Description

2 years ago
What did you do?
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1. HTML text containing "&copy" displayed in browser
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What happened?
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copyright symbol (c) being shown in rendered text

What should have happened?
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"&copy" should be shown in rendered text

Is there anything else we should know?
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"©" should be the entity for the copyright symbol (c)
What is the URL of the page where this is appearing?
Flags: needinfo?(medusade)
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Comment 2

2 years ago
It appears in any text rendered in the browser such as the following:

<html>do(&copy, &other)</html>
This is the expected behavior per spec.
https://html.spec.whatwg.org/#character-reference-state:named-character-references
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Flags: needinfo?(medusade)
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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Comment 4

2 years ago
Thought so, but wanted to bring to light in case of error.
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