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Re: [CSS21] Comments on the 2003-09-15 CSS 2.1 Draft

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2003 01:23:26 -0500
Message-ID: <3F94D0DE.1070409@mit.edu>
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, www-style@w3.org

David Woolley wrote:

> It is not really possible to implement CSS with a true tag soup browser,
> as CSS requires a well defined parse tree.  (On that basis, I believe
> that NS4 is a tag soup browser with CSS bolted on and IE is a structured
> document browser with extensive error recovery logic

See http://ln.hixie.ch/?start=1037910467&count=1 (for Win IE)


http://www.hut.fi/u/hsivonen/soup-dom.html (for Mac IE)

I'm not so sure this is a "well-defined parse tree" in any sense of the 
word...  in any case, what would various CSS selectors (esp CSS3 ones) 
do with those DOMs?

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