[whatwg] overlap and Browser DOMs
jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Feb 2 10:17:00 PST 2007
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Feb 2007 19:04:37 +0100, Elliotte Harold
> <elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
>> Consider the following markup:
>> <p>...foo<strong id='s1'>...</p>
>> <p>...bar</strong> </p>
>> Notice that the string element starts in one p and finished in the
>> next. This is of course malformed and violates the tree structure.
>> Has anyone documented how different browsers handle this in their
>> respective DOMs? e.g. creating three separate strong elements or
>> creating one that is a child of three parents?
> html5lib |python parse.py -x "<div><p>foo<strong
> id=x>...</p><p>bar</strong>...</p>| gives:
FWIW the spec/html5lib closely matches the behaviour of Firefox but not Opera (I
don't have anything else to test). Also, I have no idea where you got the number
three from... a typo?
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