[whatwg] Parsing: ignore </head>?

On Mon, 21 May 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> If we simply ignore </head> there's no longer a need to append elements 
> to the head element pointer. In fact, we can remove it. I'm not sure how 
> much this would complicate conformance checking, but it would certainly 
> be very nice not to have such strange appending rules for the limited 
> set of elements that have that now (<link>, <meta>, <style>, <base>).

This would screw up the placement of comments between <head> and <body>.

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