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Re: XMLSerializer should run HTML serialization algorithm when input doc is HTML

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 12:47:47 +0300
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <086A21B9-4391-4427-926D-D605B6EC9709@iki.fi>
To: Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>
On Jul 2, 2009, at 12:11, Giovanni Campagna wrote:

> 2009/7/2 Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>:
>> Henri Sivonen:
>>> Gecko bug:
>>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=500937
>>>
>>> The proposed patch there and (based on black-box testing) WebKit  
>>> solve
>>> the issue by running the HTML serialization algorithm when the owner
>>> document of the input node is an HTML document.
>>>
>>> This should probably be in a spec somewhere.
>>
>> Wed need a spec for XMLSerializer first, I guess.
>
> Then we need a discussion about the possibility of having a spec for
> XMLSerializer, having already DOM3LS.


It should be pretty clear by now that XHR/DOMParser/XMLSerializer won  
and DOM3 LS lost. DOM3 LS is now just a legacy burden, but XHR,  
DOMParser and XMLSerializer need specs in order to iron out interop  
issues.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Thursday, 2 July 2009 09:48:30 GMT

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