[whatwg] <p> elements containing other block-level elements

J. Graham jg307 at hermes.cam.ac.uk
Tue Apr 12 06:07:48 PDT 2005

On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Henri Sivonen wrote:

> On Apr 12, 2005, at 12:31, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> 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 valid.
> Recently, I made a typo and left out the slash in an end tag (on the tag soup 
> side). Since Gecko forces tag soup into a tree, I didn't notice anything in 
> Firefox.

Indeed it would be useful if Firefox had the ability to log parse errors 
to the console (clearly this would have to be off by default). I don't see 
how this affects whether the current XML error handling scheme is at-all 
sutiable for use on the web though.

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