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Re: Formal definition of HTML5 (was Re: Version information)

From: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 17:51:05 +0100
Message-ID: <4624FAF9.5090503@cam.ac.uk>
To: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
CC: David Dailey <david.dailey@sru.edu>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org

Dão Gottwald wrote:
> Hmm, that's what I thought too. What I tried then in Firefox (Gecko 
> 1.9a4pre) is <table><thead>...</thead><tr>...</tr></table>, and tbody 
> _wasn't_ created in that case. Now if tbody is created in the 
> <table><tr>...</tr></table> case, that seems completely orthogonal to 
> the HTML4.01 spec and also incompatible with the WHATWG draft.

That doesn't seem to be how Opera 9.20 or Firefox 2.0.0.3 behave; in both 
browsers I get a tree like[1]:
# DOCTYPE: html
# HTML
     * HEAD
     * BODY
           o TABLE
                 + THEAD
                 + TBODY
                       # TR

I don't have access to IE or Safari to test on.

[1] 
http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/?%3C%21DOCTYPE%20html%3E%0A%3Ctable%3E%0A%3Cthead%3E%0A%3C/thead%3E%0A%3Ctr%3E%0A%3C/tr%3E
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