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Re: <p><table> parsing (detailed review of parsing algorithm)

From: Leif Halvard Silli <lhs@malform.no>
Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2007 22:17:00 +0200
Message-ID: <f1d1e71db2882586bb79e429b81b07ab@10013.local>
To: "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: Public-html <public-html@w3.org>

On 2007-07-25 12:08:45 +0200 "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com> wrote:

> Before Acid2, AFAIK, only Mozilla parsed <p><table> as 
> <p></p><table>, and 
> only in standards mode.
> 
> Now, as a result of Acid2, Opera does the same as Mozilla, and Safari 
> too 
> but also in quirks mode.
> 
> I think having parsing differences between quirks mode and standards 
> mode  is 
> a bad thing. If the quirks mode behavior is required for compat 
> (which  it 
> probably is), then I think we should always parse it the traditional  
> way. 
> Doing so would also align with IE7.

Agreee: If we do not follow the traditional way here, then we would 
still need to have 2 kinds of DOCTYPE.

And if so, then it should also be reflected in the author section of 
the spec - I suppose. It seems natural to be able to place TABLEs 
within a P-paragraph.
-- 
leif halvard silli
Received on Monday, 6 August 2007 20:17:25 GMT

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