[whatwg] [Imps] reconstruct the active formatting elements

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Sun Dec 24 14:49:48 PST 2006

E-mailing this to the WHATWG list instead as Implementors keeps bouncing.

On Sat, 23 Dec 2006 11:06:33 +0100, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>
> So we pass "<p><b><i><u></p><p>X" but not <p><b><i><u></p> <p>X" it  
> seems.

Found the problem. The "in body" insertion mode says to "reconstruct the
active formatting elements" for any character token. That should probably
only happen for non space characters. When I made that change I passed the
testcase given and didn't regress any other testcase.

I should note though that Firefox handles a newline differently from a
space. See:



In case of a space it seems the active formatting elements are

Anne van Kesteren

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