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

From: Dão Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 23:25:08 +0200
Message-ID: <46253B34.4060201@design-noir.de>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
CC: public-html@w3.org

Henri Sivonen schrieb:
> On Apr 17, 2007, at 20:32, Dão Gottwald wrote:
> 
>> So the WHATWG draft is indeed incompatible with what user agents do 
>> today, and HTML4 content isn't necessarily compatible with the WHATWG 
>> draft, right?
> 
> You are confusing the shapes of conforming document trees with what 
> document tree shapes the HTML5 parsing algorithm can produce.

Yeah. The different ways to outline this in HTML4 and the WebApps spec 
did indeed confuse me.

> The spec prose that allows direct tr children of table says that it is 
> conforming to have a DOM like that (either by parsing XHTML5 or by 
> scripting). The parsing part of the spec reveals that you can never get 
> a tree like that by parsing text/html.

Okay. I got it, thanks to you, Boris and liorean.

--Dao
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2007 21:25:38 UTC

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