[whatwg] href on any element
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Mon Aug 28 23:27:51 PDT 2006
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>
To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news at terrainformatica.com>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian at hixie.ch>; "Anne van Kesteren"
<fora at annevankesteren.nl>; "WHATWG" <whatwg at whatwg.org>
Sent: Monday, August 28, 2006 11:05 PM
Subject: Re: [whatwg] href on any element
> Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>> Ian Hickson wrote:
>>> <a href="">
>> If we will change model of A from
>> <!ELEMENT A - - (%inline;)* -(A) -- anchor -->
>> to something else then it will create implications for parser.
> What implications? Changing the formal content model of an element
> doesn't change the way a parser needs to work. Ian's example above is
> very similar to some real world examples I've seen and browser's already
> handle it just fine.
These are non-conformant browsers :)
A simply cannot have content other than inline constructions.
What UA should do in this case is not specified. Using this
is as bad as violation of following:
"The P element represents a paragraph. It cannot
contain block-level elements (including P itself)."
We all can see that browsers that just ignore this rule. And where are we
> The DOM looks like this:
> + P
And what is semantical meaning of that? Some hyperlinked section?
If yes then let it be just :
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