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Re: HTML5 tree construction

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2010 09:28:52 +0200
To: public-html-comments@w3.org, Felix_Schulte@mcafee.com
Message-ID: <op.vj1i2excidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
This is a personal response, not a WG response.

On Fri, 01 Oct 2010 16:21:15 +0200, <Felix_Schulte@mcafee.com> wrote:

> Hallo!
> The section about HTML5 tree construction  
> (http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/tokenization.html#tree-construction version  
> from 24 June 2010) does not say a word about many HTML Elements (e.g.  
> "video", "audio", "canvas", "map", "label", "datalist", "output",  
> "progress", "meter", "summary", maybe some more, but I stopped finding  
> that out).

They are not mentioned because they are parsed the same way as unknown  
HTML elements (and "span"). There are entries in the tree builder for "any  
other start tag", "any other end tag", etc.


> And I also read
> <cite>
> The "in body" insertion mode
> Status: Last call for comments
> </cite>
> That sounds as if this document is nearly finished, though so much  
> information is missing.
> In the Latest Editor's Draft: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html  
> I see that some of the previously listed elements ("video", "audio") are  
> mentioned, but not in the tree construction section.
> When will the tree construction section be updated to contain all  
> necessary information to parse HTML5 and construct a tree correctly?
> Thanks and ciao
> Felix

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 4 October 2010 07:29:31 UTC

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