[whatwg] Fallback behavior

L. David Baron dbaron at dbaron.org
Mon Mar 12 17:13:32 PDT 2007

On Monday 2007-03-12 16:47 -0700, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Presumably it should be parsed into the DOM, but should not render -  
> that's the de facto behavior. But I don't think the spec says that  
> anywhere. Then there are weirder cases, where some element has a side  
> effect other than rendering.
> - should scripts in fallback content execute?
> - should style elements in fallback content apply style?
> There's probably others.

Yeah.  See http://dbaron.org/cdi-req/#restricted-subtrees for a few
that I came up with a while ago.

(That's a document that I wrote a while ago and sent to a W3C member
only forum; I don't see any reason not to make it public, and since
I'm the only author, I just did so.)


L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >
           Technical Lead, Layout & CSS, Mozilla Corporation
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