[whatwg] Editorial: parsing section

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Sep 25 10:34:37 PDT 2006

On Mon, 25 Sep 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Mon, 25 Sep 2006 19:01:34 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > > Anyway, perhaps you should have a note somewhere to make this more clear?
> > 
> > I'm not sure what the note would be and where it should go... can you
> > suggest some text and a location? I'd love to make this clearer but I'm
> > probably too close to it to understand how to do so.
> After the first paragraph of section you could have something like:
>   Besides everything noted in the specific insertion mode
>   covered by "Anything else" in "How to handle tokens in
>   the main phase" the other items in that section are to
>   considered as well when handling the specific insertion
>   mode, such as a DOCTYPE token.

I'm not sure I understand what that means. :-)

It just struck me that maybe I should just fold all the insertion modes 
into phases and be done with it (and duplicate those two common rules 
across all the "insertion modes"). Maybe I'll do that. I've added an issue 
about doing that for now.

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