[whatwg] Handling </br> in the "after head" insertion mode

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Dec 4 02:54:22 PST 2008

On Thu, 04 Dec 2008 11:51:05 +0100, timeless <timeless at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 12:34 PM, Tommy Thorsen <tommy at kvaleberg.com>  
> wrote:
>> This matches Internet Explorer and Opera, but not Firefox and Safari.  
>> Then
>> again, it looks like Firefox and Safari ignore all </br> tags.
> if we're both able to get away with ignoring all </br> tags, wouldn't
> the ideal forward path be to make always ignored?

Firefox and Safari do not ignore it in quirks mode. I rather keep the  
amount of differences between quirks and standards mode to a minimum (by  
doing what Opera and Internet Explorer do) than increase it.

Anne van Kesteren

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