[whatwg] P element's content model restrictions

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Tue May 29 15:55:29 PDT 2007

On Tue, 29 May 2007 20:02:53 +0200, Leif Halvard Silli <lhs at malform.no>  
> Hi Martin, I thought the whole «real-world» would come upon me for  
> suggesting this, but you are the only critical voice so far. Many thanks  
> to the suppor from Benjamin as well. I would love to hear from «browser  
> vendors» also. When the spec quotes «historical reasons», then I suppose  
> they mean «real world» or something. But then please note that IE treats  
> TABLE within P «better» in standards-mode than in quirks-mode. :-)  
> (Fewer inheritable styles get inherited by TABLE in quirks-mode than in  
> standards-mode.)

I don't care much for the semantic side of things but changing section 8.2  
(and Acid2) to make <p><table> not become <p></p><table> as per HTML4  
would be fine with me. We discussed this recently in #whatwg. Simon has  
some ideas about it.

Anne van Kesteren

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