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Re: Insert into foster parent (editorial)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2008 08:44:58 +0000 (UTC)
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: HTMLWG Tracking WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0805240844520.12911@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Fri, 7 Mar 2008, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> > 
> > insert whatever last node ended up being in the previous step into the 
> > foster parent element. If the foster parent element is the parent 
> > element of the last table element in the stack of open elements, then 
> > last node must be inserted immediately before the last table element 
> > in the stack of open elements in the foster parent element; otherwise, 
> > last node must be appended to the foster parent element.
> The quoted text is from step 8. of the AAA. The latter sentence makes it 
> look like this situation were somehow special compared to usual foster 
> parenting outside the AAA. Upon further inspection, it turns out that it 
> is just foster parenting as usual.
> It would be nicer not to leave recognizing this to the reader and 
> instead define an "insert into foster parent" routine once and say there 
> that in the fragment case you append to root instead of inserting before 
> the table.


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