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Re: [DOM4] Mutation algorithm imposed order on document children

From: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:20:08 -0700
Message-ID: <CANMdWTvYVYJGd9RBbwO-DVNtdUNUVma6TXXW--Qo=3GUQaMJPg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>, www-dom <www-dom@w3.org>
On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 6/12/12 2:37 PM, Ojan Vafai wrote:
>> Your reply didn't come through and I couldn't find it on the www-dom or
>> public-webapps archives. All I saw was Elliott's response. Mind sending
>> it again?
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/**Public/www-dom/2012AprJun/**0106.html<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2012AprJun/0106.html>

Oh, sorry, I thought you were talking about your initial reply.

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 6/12/12 1:48 PM, Elliott Sprehn wrote:
>> (or insert doctypes at all since they have no effect).
> The most likely way a doctype would be inserted is if some script is
> blindly doing node processing on existing nodes without worrying about
> their types.

I don't see the problem here. What's the downside if a script is doing this
and the serialized version of that document is invalid?
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