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Re: before head/in head/after head treatment of /p should match /br

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 00:05:05 +0000 (UTC)
To: Geoffrey Sneddon <gsneddon@opera.com>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908142327190.6420@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 10 Aug 2009, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
> Currently "br" close tag is special cased in the "before head", "in 
> head", "in head noscript", and "after head" insertion modes. To match 
> existing behaviour, a "p" close tag should have the same affect as a 
> "br" close tag.

We originally did this; it turns out to cause some problems. (I forget 
what, off-hand. I tried looking at the logs but couldn't track down 
exactly when this was last changed.)

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