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Re: [whatwg] <menuitem>: Issue reported by the web developers

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:15:20 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1411270011480.7063@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org, Sanjoy Pal <sanjoy.pal@samsung.com>
On Wed, 26 Nov 2014, Simon Pieters wrote:
> - Make the end tag optional and have <menuitem>, <menu> and <hr> 
> generate implied </menuitem> end tags. (Maybe other tags like <li> and 
> <p> can also imply </menuitem>.) The label attribute be honored if 
> specified, otherwise use the textContent with leading and trailing 
> whitespace trimmed.
> This would allow either syntax unless I'm missing something.

That's another option, yeah. Probably the best so far if we can't just 
power through and break the sites in question. It's not yet clear to me 
how many sites we're talking about here and how possible it is to 
evaneglise them.

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