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RE: Versioning and html[5]

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 02:26:20 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0704160225170.17772@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Dave Raggett wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Apr 2007, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > > Lachlan wrote:
> > > > But in the case of, say, IE's broken DOM, I seriously doubt that there
> > > > are any sites that absolutely depend on the non-tree structure of IE's
> > > > DOM in certain cases.
> > > 
> > > Not true.  <table> and <form> are still occasionally interleaved.
> > 
> > The HTML5 parser spec handles this case, even with a tree structure.
> 
> Hmm, how exactly?

See: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#parsing

Search for references to "form element pointer" in particular.

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