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Re: Form-associated elements in the parsing algorithm

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 21:44:44 +0000 (UTC)
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0811262143400.17401@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Wed, 26 Nov 2008, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> I noticed that association with the form pointer is no longer a step in 
> the parsing algorithm and instead the parsing algorithm refers to 
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#form-associated-element

It's a step in the definition of "Insert an HTML element".

> This could be clearer if that section enumerated the elements that are 
> form-associated. For example, I tell at a glance if the list matched the 
> list at 
> http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/source/content/html/document/src/nsHTMLContentSink.cpp#509

You can get a list currently by clicking on the <dfn> for "form-associated 
element". I plan to make summary tables at some point that list all the 
elements and what categories they are in.

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