[whatwg] P element's content model restrictions
bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Mon May 28 23:41:20 PDT 2007
Martin Payne wrote:
> Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> I'd like to question these restricions. I think that at the very
>> least, TABLE should be allowed inside the P element. The reason is
>> that MSIE (I tested version 6 and 7) accept TABLE in P, regardless of
>> whether it is in Quirks-Mode or in Standards-Mode. Even
>> Firefox-Opera-Safari (FirOpSa) allow TABLE inside P - allthough they
>> only do so when in Quirks-Mode.
> When would it ever make sense to do this though? Surely you would never
> want to put a table inside a paragraph, because tables and paragraphs
> are two totally different things.
What does this mean? IMHO the criterion needs to be: do printed works
ever place tables inside paragraphs? I don't know the case for tables;
but I know paragraphs regularly include block quotations.
> I also can’t see why you would put a
> paragraph inside a paragraph—surely it should either just be one
> paragraph, or be two completely separate paragraphs.
Directly nested? No reason. But indirectly nested you often need
paragraphs in a quotation.
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