[whatwg] Editorial: parsing section

Anne van Kesteren fora at annevankesteren.nl
Sun Sep 24 08:30:23 PDT 2006

On Thu, 21 Sep 2006 19:40:18 -0000, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>> When you have phrases like 'Change the insertion mode to "in select".'
>> it would be nice if "in select" was a pointer to the relevant section.
>> Currently "insertion mode" is a pointer and that's hardly useful.
> The problem is the "in select" mode includes the start of the "in body"
> mode. e.g. whatever insertion mode you're in, if you find a <!DOCTYPE>,
> you have to handle it as described at the top of But I suppose
> we could add the links anyway... What do you think? Do you really want  
> the links, even though they'd be kind of technically incorrect?

The "in select" mode seems to assert something else than what you say,  
actually. It handles all cases itself already... Including "anything else".

Anne van Kesteren

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