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[whatwg] Editorial: parsing section

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 17:30:23 +0200
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On Thu, 21 Sep 2006 19:40:18 -0000, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>> When you have phrases like 'Change the insertion mode to "in select".'
>> it would be nice if "in select" was a pointer to the relevant section.
>> Currently "insertion mode" is a pointer and that's hardly useful.
>
> The problem is the "in select" mode includes the start of the "in body"
> mode. e.g. whatever insertion mode you're in, if you find a <!DOCTYPE>,
> you have to handle it as described at the top of 8.2.4.3.7. But I suppose
> we could add the links anyway... What do you think? Do you really want  
> the links, even though they'd be kind of technically incorrect?

The "in select" mode seems to assert something else than what you say,  
actually. It handles all cases itself already... Including "anything else".


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