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Re: An HTML language specification vs. a browser specification

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 02:45:15 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811200243230.25579@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 19 Nov 2008, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>
> [re: parsing] You do have to be willing to dig arbitrarily far back in 
> the representation (down the stack, up the tree in the DOM, whatever) in 
> certain error-handling situations.

Note though that those situations are optional, in that you are always 
allowed to abort parsing instead of fixing the error.

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