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[Bug 10589] figure and figcaption shouldn't automatically close p

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Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #6 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>  2010-09-13 16:56:37 ---
FWIW, from a web-designers perspective, spreading the ugly "<p> auto-closes
when someone sneezes near it" behavior to new elements is really annoying.  I
would vastly prefer <p> never auto-closing in any situation that wasn't
explicitly required by legacy content.

(That includes things like <p><section>, which you could justify with "well,
that doesn't make sense".  I don't care.  It will be put to use somewhere, and
more magical auto-closing won't help anyone.)

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