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[whatwg] Arbitrary HTML in option-elements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2007 22:55:50 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706052254330.9191@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Olav Junker Kj?r wrote:
>
> Generally, I think its a very good thing that the spec tries to define 
> how to handle invalid HTML. Undefined and optional behavior in 
> interpreting HTML is bad thing IMHO.
> 
> Maybe the rules for parsing invalid HTML (in HTML5) could be 
> generalized, something like: [...]

Since we now have very specific parsing rules, this probably no longer 
really applies. Please let me know if you disagree with what the spec 
says today about handling invalid HTML (and <option> elements in 
particular).

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