[whatwg] Parsing: handling of </body>, </head>

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Jun 21 02:15:47 PDT 2007

On Wed, 20 Jun 2007 22:17:26 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jun 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> I'm not convinced
>>  http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=917&to=918
>> is a good change to make. This changes how things like </body><meta> or
>> </body><style> work in browsers. That doesn't seem wise.
> It only changes it if the </body> is at the start of the document. I
> haven't come across that kind of markup in my experience. Is this really  
> a problem?

I'm not sure if we should be making changes to parsing algorithms that  
already exist without sufficient evidence that it is for the better and  
does not break anything.

Anne van Kesteren

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