[whatwg] Content Model Restrictions on table>tr in HTML
derhoermi at gmx.net
Mon Dec 4 23:07:10 PST 2006
* Ian Hickson wrote:
>No, it doesn't. It doesn't define the syntax at all. It defines how to
>parse the syntax, and what to report as a syntax error, but that section
>has no normative criteria that apply to documents.
That is quite irrelevant. The definition of the parsing algorithm
along with the syntax-independent requirements severely limits what
these criteria could be; such criteria could only define that some
documents are non-conforming even though they parse into conforming
trees without generating parse errors; doing anything beyond that
would contradict the rest of the draft.
It is actually possible to construct a document that parses into a
conforming tree without generating parse errors that does not con-
form to the requirements in section 9.1, odd as that may seem.
>Such a document is impossible to construct declaratively with the HTML
>format, it can only be declaratively constructed with the XML syntax.
My point exactly.
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