[whatwg] [WA1] INS/DEL and omitted </p> tags

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Mar 10 17:02:43 PST 2006

On Fri, 25 Nov 2005, Mikko Rantalainen wrote:
> > 
> > Basically, when the parsing section gets written, it'll be written to 
> > match the behaviour that the most browsers do.
> I think the Mozilla behavior is easier to implement because it doesn't 
> require knowledge about the DTD. The Opera behavior cannot be 
> implemented without having the knowledge that an ins element cannot 
> contain a p element. Should the UA also contain knowledge about every 
> other element so that it can correctly close all open inline elements 
> when it sees a tag that starts a block level element?

Pretty much, yes. To be compatible with the real world you pretty much 
have to hard-code every element anyway.

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