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Re: compatMode and the HTML parsing algorithm

From: David Flanagan <dflanagan@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 10:45:44 -0700
Message-ID: <4E8B4648.5060604@mozilla.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On 10/4/11 10:34 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Oct 2011 19:29:50 +0200, David Flanagan 
> <dflanagan@mozilla.com> wrote:
>> My argument for fixing this is mainly an esthetic one.  This is the 
>> only place in the HTML parsing algorithm that I am aware of where the 
>> parser manipulates the document in some way that cannot be done with 
>> the public API.
>
> You cannot insert nodes without them dispatching mutation events. You 
> cannot create certain invalid elements. There's probably more.
>
>
Okay; never mind, then.  Sorry!

     David
Received on Tuesday, 4 October 2011 17:46:13 GMT

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