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[whatwg] Stability of tokenizing/dom algorithms

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2008 22:44:08 +0100
Message-ID: <op.ul59bqu664w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Sun, 14 Dec 2008 22:37:40 +0100, Edward Z. Yang  
<edwardzyang at thewritingpot.com> wrote:
> 1. Users input HTML fragments, not actual HTML documents. A parser I
> would use needs to be able to enter parsing in a specific state, and has
> to ignore any requests by the user to exit that state (i.e. a </body>  
> tag)

Could you explain what is not sufficient about the the "Parsing HTML  
fragments" section:



> 2. No one actually codes their HTML in HTML5 (yet), so the only parts of
> the algorithm I want to use are the ones that are emulating browser
> behavior with HTML4. However, HTML5 interweaves it's additions with the
> browser research it has done.

Are there any specific differences that pose problems?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 14 December 2008 13:44:08 UTC

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