[whatwg] Parsing: don't move <meta> and <link> to <head>

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Thu Jul 12 19:11:54 PDT 2007

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jun 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> This also applies to the <title> element in Opera 9. Internet Explorer 7 
>> always drops the <title> element from the DOM. The first <title> in 
>> document order (depth-first) is equal to document.title.
> IE7's behaviour looks like what the spec says now, and what the spec says 
> now matches Firefox and Safari, so I'd rather not change it.

We're actually planning on changing our behavior here to not move 
<title> elements into the head. I really doubt that there is code out 
there that depends on the <title> element appearing in the head since 
there is little reason for current web authors to muck around with the 
<title> element at all given that it doesn't do anything once it's 
parsed. (this is IMHO a bug in current implementations).

/ Jonas

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