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Re: request for comments HTML WG comments to MathML WG

From: Shelley Powers <shelley.just@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Nov 2009 07:01:34 -0600
Message-ID: <643cc0270911050501x4ed3ef6ao6e763613f60fead7@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 2:46 AM, Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Shelley Powers wrote:
>>
>> [...]
>> Lastly, just an FYI for this section: the closing math element tag
>> isn't mandatory with HTML; the appearance of any element in the HTML
>> namespace will trigger an end to the Math markup.
>
> It is mandatory, in the sense that it is a conformance error if you don't
> have the </math> tag. (It's required because
> http://whatwg.org/html5#optional-tags does not say it's optional). The math
> element is not closed by "any element in the HTML namespace" - it's closed
> by the start tags listed in http://whatwg.org/html5#parsing-main-inforeign
> ("b", "big", etc) (assuming it's not inside foreignObject etc).
>
> --
> Philip Taylor
> pjt47@cam.ac.uk
>

Thanks, Philip, I'll update the comments accordingly.

Shelley
Received on Thursday, 5 November 2009 13:02:13 UTC

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