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[whatwg] Mistyping of title end tag causes white page

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 15:23:39 -0800
Message-ID: <5c4444771002201523h306641ccn87cb65cd3666e933@mail.gmail.com>
I think the way WebKit handles this case is by re-parsing if the title
tag eats the whole document.

Adam


On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Nikita Popov <privat at ni-po.com> wrote:
> I noticed, that mistyping the ending title tag causes a white page and a
> title containing the whole source of the page (from the starting title tag
> on) in firefox3.6 with enabled HTML5 Parsing Algorithm.
>
> As I haven't read the the HTML5 Parsing Algorithm section, I don't know
> whether this is a misimplementation or is defined this way in the algorithm.
>
> Obviously this cannot be the expected behavior. The second <title> tag
> should be interpreted as a </title> tag.
>
> Nikita Popov
>
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