[whatwg] Arbitrary HTML in option-elements

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jun 5 15:55:50 PDT 2007

On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Olav Junker Kjær wrote:
> Generally, I think its a very good thing that the spec tries to define 
> how to handle invalid HTML. Undefined and optional behavior in 
> interpreting HTML is bad thing IMHO.
> Maybe the rules for parsing invalid HTML (in HTML5) could be 
> generalized, something like: [...]

Since we now have very specific parsing rules, this probably no longer 
really applies. Please let me know if you disagree with what the spec 
says today about handling invalid HTML (and <option> elements in 

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