[whatwg] <p> elements containing other block-level elements
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Apr 12 03:39:55 PDT 2005
On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > Q is for quoting something that is part of a paragraph. BLOCKQUOTE is
> > for quoting something that contains paragraphs.
> So BLOCKQUOTE doesn't fit inside a paragraph IMHO. So it also doesn't
> fit inside the model of structured inline-content.
There have been examples given in this thread of people blockquoting
multiple paragraphs half way through a sentence. For example, someone
Many people feel that a minor typo in their document should not cause
their page to stop rendering altogether. I have spoken with a _lot_ of
authors who really do not like XML's draconian error handling,
including many authors who are always ensuring their documents are
I myself have occasionally made typos and other mistakes that, if I had
used XML, would have left my site unusable, without my knowledge, for
several hours at a time.
...in the middle of a paragraph, just as this example here shows.
> > The whole spec is being worked on. :-) However, I don't really see
> > anything underdefined about the block-level, structured inline-level,
> > and strictly inline-level concepts. What conformance criteria are we
> > missing?
> It would be nice if the different type of element sections pointed back
> to the elements that are allowed in that section. Not just some
> examples, but making a list of them.
Oh, yes, I will be adding that once I know what the complete lists are.
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