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[Bug 5793] New: Editorial: "Act as if" hard to follow

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Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 12:09:04 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
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           Summary: Editorial: "Act as if" hard to follow
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: hsivonen@iki.fi
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

In the handling of p, li, dd and dt, the spec tells the tree builder to "act as
if" a given tag had been seen. It isn't quite clear what exactly happens in
each instance. The spec would be easier to follow if the "act as if" steps were
inlined and the always-dead branches pruned.

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