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[whatwg] [html5] html:style parsing

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2005 00:53:43 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0510310014380.9929@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 31 Oct 2005, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> > >
> > > For XML documents not all elements are ignored. Elements with known 
> > > semantics are parsed.
> > 
> > This is correct. What says otherwise?
> 
> The current web-apps draft:
> 
> | 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.
> 
> That definition is unclear in the case of:
> http://annevankesteren.nl/test/xml/xhtml/style-element/005
> 
> <style>
>   p { background:red }
>   <style> p { background:lime } </style>
> </style>
> 
> It says the content of nested elements should be ignored; but since it is a
> style element itself, it's not being ignored by Mozilla.

Oh, I see the confusion. The parenthetical is being interpreted way too 
literally. Ok, fixed.

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