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Re: Unscoped <style> found outside the <head>

From: Bruce Boughton <bruce@bruceboughton.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 27 May 2007 11:09:31 +0100
Message-ID: <465958DB.3050407@bruceboughton.me.uk>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, "Preston L.Bannister" <preston@bannister.us>, Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

Daniel Glazman wrote:
> So, let me summarize.
> If you make all styles in the body scoped, such pages will break.
> If you make all styles in the body apply in pre-order traversal tree,
> some pages will break and it's just totally ugly design that many people
> will not understand.
> </Daniel>
Existing sites won't break. Unscoped style blocks will just be treated 
as they are now (some browsers move them into the HEAD).  Such documents 
will be non-conformant.  HTML5 follows a principle of be strict about 
what you describe but lenient in what you accept.

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