[whatwg] Parsing: close tag states and attributes

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sun Dec 3 15:13:44 PST 2006

On Sun, 3 Dec 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I wonder if it wouldn't make more sense to let end tags go through a 
> different set of states instead of pretending they can contain 
> attributes. This would lead to less additional parse errors you can't 
> really do anything with and hopefully a somewhat clearer way on how to 
> deal with end tag tokens.

We have no choice over what to do here, compatibility with IE and other 
browsers is what decides what this section says.

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