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Re: 3.2. Common microsyntaxes

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 15:00:59 +0200
To: "Ben Boyle" <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tv783xjfidj3kv@hp-a0a83fcd39d2>

On Sun, 29 Jul 2007 12:31:17 +0200, Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>  
wrote:

>
> 3.2. Common microsyntaxes
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#common1
>
> This was an interesting read. Very complex, obviously not aimed at
> authors (particularly the common parser idioms bit, which is
> unfortunately the very first bit one reads).
>
> I'd like to propose this section be moved to section 8. The HTML
> syntax. I think it fits better there.

Common microsyntaxes is not specific to the HTML syntax. This processing  
occurs after the DOM has been built, and also applies to the XML  
serialization. Moreover, the authoring requirements in common  
microsyntaxes also apply when the DOM is changed dynamically.

> [...]

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Sunday, 29 July 2007 13:01:18 GMT

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