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[whatwg] "nobr" is not an active formatting element

From: Dave Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 14:19:00 -0700
Message-ID: <4676F6C4.1050103@apple.com>
<nobr> is an active formatting element for us in our WebKit nightlies, 
and it has caused compat problems.  Search for something in froogle to 
see a nice big rendering error caused by us reopening <nobr> across a 
</div>.

dave

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Dec 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>   
>> In current browsers <nobr> is different is treated differently from 
>> other elements.
>>
>>  <nobr>1<nobr>2</nobr>3
>>
>> gives:
>>
>>  E: nobr
>>    T: 1
>>  E: nobr
>>    T: 2
>>  T: 3
>>
>>  <nobr>1<div>2</nobr>3</div>
>>
>> gives:
>>
>>  E: nobr
>>    T: 1
>>    E: div
>>      T: 2
>>  T: 3
>>
>> This is quite different from "b", "strong", etc. and it probably has to 
>> be this way too because of site compat.
>>     
>
> I've tried to make <nobr> more compatible with IE (basically it implies a 
> </nobr> before itself). I'd be extremely interested in implementation 
> experience for this.
>
>   

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