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Re: [whatwg] main element parsing behaviour

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:58:40 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78ju8dSuqgt4s46jYHB9HAH4QKwxypwMjCBUU1VVR1h_ng@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 12:55 PM, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:
> Changing parser each time new element is added is really evil idea and
> sign of a bad design.

HTML badly designed? Film at 11.


> Parsing algorithm should be either not touched at all, or it should be
> promptly changed to treat all unknown elements in other way if the
> current treatment of unknown elements is not suitable for some reason.

The problem is that the treatment of an element is largely a function
of its purpose.


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