[whatwg] Tag Soup: Blocks-in-inlines
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jan 25 17:38:40 PST 2006
On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, liorean wrote:
Interesting summary of the possibilities.
> Well, the obvious problems with [not caring about creating duplicate IDs
> in the face of misnested tags] are for things like ::before in CSS or
> getElementById in the DOM. We have two different #Y elements, not a
> single one.
I actually don't think that's a big deal. In practice both Safari and
Mozilla do this and it hasn't been a big problem.
> Anyway, what I'm saying here is that there are a lot of different ways
> to tackle this, and none of them does the right thing in all situations.
> Particularly the DOM is hard to get a good representation of, because
> the source breaks the single parent relation. I don't know which one
> would be best from a backwards compatibility perspective, but I'd like
> to see as simple a solution as possible.
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