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Re: Making the HTML language self-describing

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 11:30:23 +0200
Cc: Martin Atkins <mart@degeneration.co.uk>, public-html@w3.org
Message-Id: <F79EF758-35F0-4675-AAD0-92627424592C@iki.fi>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On Jan 8, 2009, at 04:03, Ian Hickson wrote:

>> However, my concern isn't making the void elements actually do
>> something, but rather the cascading failure that happens as soon as  
>> you
>> use an unknown void element.
>>
>> The entire page shouldn't break just because one element is not
>> supported by the parser.
>
> Could you elaborate on this? I'm not aware of any cascading failure  
> that
> comes from using any of the void elements proposed in a UA that  
> doesn't
> parse it as expected.


s/cascading/selector/

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Received on Thursday, 8 January 2009 09:31:06 GMT

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