[whatwg] Parsing: ignore </head>?

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon May 21 03:14:51 PDT 2007

On May 21, 2007, at 3:10 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> If we simply ignore </head> there's no longer a need to append  
> elements to the head element pointer. In fact, we can remove it. I'm  
> not sure how much this would complicate conformance checking, but it  
> would certainly be very nice not to have such strange appending  
> rules for the limited set of elements that have that now (<link>,  
> <meta>, <style>, <base>).

Would <body> or elements that have to be in the body but not the head  
still implicitly close the head and open a body? In which case I'm not  
sure all the appending rules in the spec go away.


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