[whatwg] several messages about XML syntax and HTML5
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Dec 6 11:44:54 PST 2006
On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Sam Ruby wrote:
> > >
> > > I don't see any documentation that requires XHTML to not support
> > > display.write, but it certainly is a reality that nobody has done
> > > so.
> > http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#document.write1
> > (I'd like to make it work, but can't work out how to specify it. If
> > you have any ideas for actual concrete text for the spec, please let
> > me know.)
> I would think that steps 2-7 of the innerHTML algorithm specified
> immediately below the target of this link would be preferred over
> "always raise an exception".
This wouldn't have be document.write()-like behaviour, though. It's not
clear to me that this is what people want from document.write(); if it is,
they might as well just use innerHTML.
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