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[Bug 10063] Foster Parenting Paragraph is confusing

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Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2010 19:02:30 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10063


Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |FIXED




--- Comment #5 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-07-14 19:02:29 ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> When is it ever possible for the last table element to have a parent who is
> not an element?

   <table>
   <script>
   var t = document.getElementsByTagName('table');
   var f = document.createDocumentFragment();
   f.appendChild(t);
   </script>
   X


(In reply to comment #1)
> Also, the sentence before:

(I assume you mean after.)

> "If there is no table element in the stack of open
> elements (fragment case), then the foster parent element is the first element
> in the stack of open elements (the html element)"
> 
> I don't see why that's the fragment case has an "html" element, but maybe I've
> not read enough of the fragment case parts of the spec yet.

I'm not sure I follow what you're saying, but yes, in the fragment case (e.g.
setting innerHTML on a <table>) the stack of open elements will just have a
single <html> element at the top, and no <table>. Not sure how to clarify this
further; it's assumed throughout the parser that that is a given, so clarifying
it just here would be a bit weird.


(In reply to comment #2)
> Furthermore, this part of that paragraph is ambiguous:
> 
> If the foster parent element is the parent element of the last table element in
> the stack of open elements, then node must be inserted immediately before the
> last table element in the stack of open elements in the foster parent
> element...
> 
> Two readings:
> 
> 1. node must be inserted immediately before
> the-last-table-element-in-the-stack-of-open-elements.
> and
> 2. node must be inserted in the stack of open elements, immediately before
> the-last-table-element.
> 
> I'm assuming you meant reading #1.

Yeah. Fixed.


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Status: Accepted
Change Description: see diff given below, which hopefully clarifies most of the
points raised herein.
Rationale: Concurred with reporter's comments.

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