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Re: Generating implied end tags upon </table> "in table" (detailed review of parsing algorithm)

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 15:21:30 +0300
Message-Id: <53A64012-B02E-4754-8708-14B01FCAF387@iki.fi>
To: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>

On Jul 6, 2007, at 12:34, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> If there are implied end tags to generate, it means that the stack  
> has foster-parented stuff pushed onto it. The foster parenting  
> triggered an error when the nodes got onto the stack. Do we really  
> care about how gracefully they come off the stack?

On the other hand, perhaps we do care about <table><div></table>  
being subjectively even worse than <table><div></div></table> but  
<table><dd></table> and <table><dd></dd></table> being equally bad.

Anyway, this isn't the only case where foster-parented subtrees come  
off the stack.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Friday, 6 July 2007 12:21:42 UTC

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