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[whatwg] Reconstructing formatting elements (8.2.5)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 00:11:01 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906050010440.1648@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 28 Apr 2009, Kartikaya Gupta wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 01:15:30 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > 
> > The behavior HTML5 requires is thus intentional for compat with IE.
> > 
> > We could avoid cloning quite as many by eating whitespace after a 
> > table-related tag (<tr>, <td>, etc) by resetting the table taint flag 
> > at those points... would that be desireable?
>
> I would say yes, but I don't feel too strongly about it. I don't like 
> the large number of clones that result in the current algorithm, but 
> then again, the HTML code in question probably doesn't occur that often.

I've left it as is for now then.

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