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[whatwg] Parsing: handling of </body>, </head>

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 11:15:47 +0200
Message-ID: <op.tt9lclsk64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 20 Jun 2007 22:17:26 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jun 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> I'm not convinced
>>
>>  http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=917&to=918
>>
>> is a good change to make. This changes how things like </body><meta> or
>> </body><style> work in browsers. That doesn't seem wise.
>
> It only changes it if the </body> is at the start of the document. I
> haven't come across that kind of markup in my experience. Is this really  
> a problem?

I'm not sure if we should be making changes to parsing algorithms that  
already exist without sufficient evidence that it is for the better and  
does not break anything.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
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