[whatwg] Unsafe SGML minimizations
ian at hixie.ch
Fri Mar 10 15:49:02 PST 2006
On Thu, 8 Sep 2005, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> I think the text/html flavor of HTML5 should not allow the following SGML
> minimization features (which are theoretically allowed in HTML 4), because
> each of them causes problems in at least one of Opera, Firefox and Safari.
> * <>
> * </>
> * tagc omission ie. <foo<bar>...</bar</foo>
HTML5 requires this at the moment. It wasn't clear what should happen in
the cases given above if we don't allow TAGC ommission. Mozilla at least
has plans to implement </bar</foo> anyway, and already does <foo<bar>.
> * <foo/bar/
> * attribute name omission (except for the well-known "boolean attributes")
Agreed, I still need to actually take this into account though.
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