[whatwg] [html5] html:style parsing
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Nov 4 15:30:30 PST 2005
On Fri, 4 Nov 2005, L. David Baron wrote:
> On Monday 2005-10-31 10:53 +1100, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> > The current web-apps draft:
> > | For styling languages that consist of pure text, user agents must use
> > | a concatenation of the contents of all the text nodes and CDATA nodes
> > | that are direct children of the style element (ignoring any other
> > | nodes such as comments or elements), in tree order.
> The specification should be clearer that for SGML-based documents (as
> opposed to XML-based documents), the parsing rules may mean that things
> that look like child nodes aren't actually child nodes (since STYLE has
> CDATA parsing according to the HTML4 DTD, and is generally implemented
> far closer to that than to normal parsing). If you specify anything
> precisely regarding this, please write testcases to make sure it matches
> what's actually implemented, which is probably what's required by the
The HTML5 parsing section will cover this in detail.
Note that HTML5 is not based on SGML any more. It will have its own
independent parsing section.
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