[whatwg] Parsing: Attributes in End Tags
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jan 31 16:21:37 PST 2006
On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> > Since that would be somewhat hard to define neatly, I've instead just
> > added a requirement at the end of the tokeniser to cover this.
> | When an end tag token is emitted with attributes, that is an easy
> | parse error.
> Wouldn't it be easier to add that requirement either before the
> attribute is created or when the end tag is omitted from the the
> attribute name/value states?
Well, it wouldn't be as easy as that, no. Might still be relatively easy
to do, but it would not be just one line somewhere.
> Is it expected that when an end tag token is emitted, it will include
> all the attributes as well? I would have expected that the attributes
> would be dropped during tokenisation, rather than just being ignored
> during the tree construction phase.
End tags are currently defined as having attributes.
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