[whatwg] [WA1] INS/DEL and omitted </p> tags

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Fri Nov 25 03:58:29 PST 2005

Quoting Mikko Rantalainen <mikko.rantalainen at peda.net>:
> The Opera behavior cannot be implemented without having the knowledge 
> that an ins element cannot contain a p element.

It can contain a 'p' element. Only not when its parent is a 'p' element.

> Should the UA also contain knowledge about every other element so 
> that it can correctly close all open inline elements when it sees a 
> tag that starts a block level element?

Mostly, yes. Most browsers have very specific behavior depending on the 
(Which not necessarily makes the DOM more conformant.)

Anne van Kesteren

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