[whatwg] Reconstructing formatting elements (8.2.5)
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Mon Apr 27 18:40:46 PDT 2009
On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 01:15:30 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> The behavior HTML5 requires is thus intentional for compat with IE.
> We could avoid cloning quite as many by eating whitespace after a
> table-related tag (<tr>, <td>, etc) by resetting the table taint flag at
> those points... would that be desireable?
I would say yes, but I don't feel too strongly about it. I don't like the large number of clones that result in the current algorithm, but then again, the HTML code in question probably doesn't occur that often.
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