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[whatwg] Content models (in particular for embedded content)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 10:24:38 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0808201024020.19930@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 20 Aug 2008, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Aug 20, 2008, at 12:49, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Sun, 8 Apr 2007, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> > > 
> > > It might make sense to allow <figure> as struct inline. The 
> > > interaction with <p> parsing in text/html would require research.
> > 
> > I'm not convinced that this is worth it. <figure> is basically a 
> > paragraph replacement, why would it be _in_ a paragraph?
> 
> To make floating it with CSS nice in terms of which box is inside which.

We shouldn't design HTML's content model around CSS' limitations. If CSS 
has limitations, we should fix them in CSS.

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