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[Bug 14690] <a> should be allowed as a child of <dl> Current browsers allow this already. A semantic use case is file downlads <dl><a href="filename1.pdf"><dt>Filename</dt><dd>description of file</dd><dd>filetype</dd></a>etc...</dl>.

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Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 00:44:30 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14690

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

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

--- Comment #4 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-11-04 00:44:29 UTC ---
Turns out the browsers actually don't support this, and supporting it is hard
given the parser.

Consider, e.g., the resulting DOM tree for:

   <dl>
     <dt> name 1
     <dd> value 1
     <a>
      <dt> name 2
      <dd> value 2
     </a>
   </dl>

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