Re: //head/object

Toby Inkster, Mon, 3 May 2010 08:52:00 +0100:
> In HTML 4, <object> is allowed as a child of <head>. Not so in the
> current HTML5 draft.

Welcome! ;-)

> I can't seem to find any mention of this change in the draft spec, nor
> in the html5-diff draft. I've searched for '"object element" html5
> head' on Google to try to find the reasoning for it, but nothing's come
> up.
> Can I ask why the change? 

Suspicion: In the DOM, then <object> doesn't *stay* in the <head>. 
(Except in IE, that is.)

> If this is an oversight, and we do want to
> continue to allow <object> in <head>, then can the draft spec be
> updated;

Use case?

> otherwise can the html5-diff draft be updated?

A HTML5-HTML4 comparison which was as short, dry, accurate and complete 
as possible would be great. 
leif halvard silli

Received on Monday, 3 May 2010 10:02:12 UTC