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Re: [webcomponents] Template element parser changes => Proposal for adding DocumentFragment.innerHTML

From: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2012 12:29:26 +0200
Message-ID: <4F9FBB06.3050803@gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>, Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
On 05/01/2012 02:43 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Apr 2012 16:57:06 -0700, Rafael Weinstein
> <rafaelw@google.com> wrote:
>> There aren't any parser changes required. DocumentFragment.innerHTML
>> can still provide the "fragment case" with a context element and
>> procede normally. It's not obvious to me what bug to open against
>> HTML.
>>
>> Anne, can we move forward with this?
>
> I personally think it would be better if HTML kept defining all entry
> points to the HTML parser. And at least conceptually this is a new
> insertion mode I think contrary to what you suggest in
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2012AprJun/0334.html
> as only insertion modes handle emitted tokens. And although I guess it
> does not matter here for now, given that the tree builder can change the
> behavior of the tokenizer decoupling them seems rather odd to me.

I agree with Anne's point here; I'd rather not try to spec something 
more complex than invoking an algorithm in the HTML spec in DOMParsing.

HTH
Ms2ger
Received on Tuesday, 1 May 2012 10:30:00 GMT

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