[whatwg] [html5] html:style parsing
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Mar 13 23:15:41 PST 2006
On Mon, 13 Mar 2006, L. David Baron wrote:
> STYLE and SCRIPT elements have similar parsing rules in tag-soup HTML,
> where everything is treated as text until </style> or </script>. This
> is why you see an alert with stuff that looks like tags in:
> or that script like:
> actually works.
Yes, I am aware of this. :-)
> SGML says something slightly different (IIRC, that the element ends at
> the first "</", and if the thing that follows isn't the tag name then
> the document is wrong), but it is based on an underlying SGML concept (a
> content model of "CDATA" in the HTML4 DTD for both elements (different
> as an element content model than as an attribute value type), rather
> than "#PCDATA").
> If the spec is already clear on this, then perhaps nothing needs
> changing; I was just responding to the quoted text.
I believe the spec is unambiguous about this, yes.
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