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[whatwg] WA1: <style> element content model

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 13:14:08 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507181313040.11074@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, fantasai wrote:
>
> # For styling languages that consist of pure text, user agents must use a
> # concatenation of the contents of all the text nodes and CDATA nodes that are
> # direct children of the style  element (ignoring any other nodes such as
> # comments or elements), in tree order.
> 
> This does not give the intended behavior in the following two HTML documents:
> 
>  HTML document:
> 
>   <style type="text/css">
>      .foo { content: "<foo></foo>" }
>   </style>
> 
>  HTML document:
> 
>   <style type="text/css">
>   <!--
>      .foo { color: blue }
>   -->
>   </style>

You are making unwarranted assumptions about the future contents of the 
Parsing section.

 
> # For XML-based styling languages, user agents must use all the children
> # nodes of the style element as the style.
> 
> Are HTML documents allowed to use such XML-based styling languages in
> the <style> element as well?

Yes, but the only way that they're going to be able to get anything to 
work would be by inserting the nodes via the DOM.

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