[whatwg] Handling <title> inside <body>
dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 08:51:34 PST 2008
On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 11:21 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Nov 2008, Garrett Smith wrote:
>> > Unfortunately, we have little choice in the matter. Scripting and XML
>> > both allow you to unambiguously create highly non-conforming DOMs,
>> > e.g. with <title> elements as the root element and <html> elements as
>> > children of <input> elements. The renderer has to deal with all such
>> > DOMs.
>> What does XML has to do with any of this?
> XML can denote arbitrarily nested DOMs.
>> A script that adds an HTML element to a INPUT element should cause an
>> hierarchy exception to be raised.
> No, it shouldn't.
DOM 1 seems to disagree with that.
>> | Since user agents may vary in how they handle error conditions,
>> | authors and users must not rely on specific error recovery behavior.
> This was one of the biggest mistakes in HTML4, and HTML5 does not make
> that mistake again.
> Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
> http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
> Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
More information about the whatwg