[whatwg] Tree construction: parse error and plaintext

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Mar 12 18:22:35 PDT 2008

On Wed, 12 Mar 2008, Thomas Broyer wrote:
> In the "in body" insertion mode, shouldn't the "eod-of-file token" case 
> have a special handling of "if the current node is a plaintext element" 
> and not generate a parse error in this case?
> The current behavior is that if you use <plaintext>, you'll have a parse 
> error at EOF. Is this intended?

Yeah. <plaintext> is invalid anyway, and I didn't want to add more stuff 
in the spec just to make it report 1 error instead of 2.

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