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[whatwg] Tag Soup: Blocks-in-inlines

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 03:00:56 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0601300258040.2856@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sun, 29 Jan 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> > 
> > I understood your system to be:
> > 
> >    [TOKENISER] --> [PREPROCESSOR] --> [PARSER]
> > 
> > ...where the preprocessor rearranges tokens, and the parser creates 
> > the DOM. How does your system handle the cases above without blocking 
> > in the preprocessor stage to wait for the end of X?
> 
> By producing the second DOM in both cases.
> 
> Based on Hyatt's comments, I take it that this would make the DOM too 
> heavy and would not work.

That was my understanding too. (The original version of the spec I had did 
the same as your description, though without the token suffling stage.)

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