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Re: <body>foo</h1>bar

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 23:20:22 +0000 (UTC)
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0905012320040.18851@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> The spec has an "XXX quirks" comment about this case. WebKit, Gecko and 
> Opera do not insert an element node for the </h1> token--neither in 
> standards nor in quirks. (WebKit and Opera split the text node, though.) 
> IE8 inserts an empty 'h1' node in both standards and quirks.
> Based in these behaviors, it seems that there's no standards vs. quirks 
> dichotomy need here. Also, since WebKit, Gecko and Opera get away with 
> not inserting the empty node here, perhaps it's not really needed for 
> Web compat? Has there been a particular reason to keep this "XXX quirks" 
> over potential other actual quirks mode differences?

Removed the XXX quirk comment.

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