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[Bug 6953] New: clearly specify that misnested tags are an authoring-conformance error

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Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 07:26:21 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-6953-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: clearly specify that misnested tags are an authoring-
                    conformance error
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: mike@w3.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org

I suspect I must be missing something, but neither in the "Writing HTML
documents" section nor in any other section of the spec can I find any text
stating that authors must not misnest tags.

I recognize that the tree-construction section of the draft does specify that
cases of misnested tags are parse errors. But there doesn't seem to be any
corresponding part of the spec which clearly states that misnested tags are an
authoring-conformance error (or anything that describes what misnesting of tags

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