[whatwg] Mistyping of title end tag causes white page

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Sat Feb 20 15:23:39 PST 2010

I think the way WebKit handles this case is by re-parsing if the title
tag eats the whole document.


On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 1:59 PM, Nikita Popov <privat at ni-po.com> wrote:
> I noticed, that mistyping the ending title tag causes a white page and a
> title containing the whole source of the page (from the starting title tag
> on) in firefox3.6 with enabled HTML5 Parsing Algorithm.
> As I haven't read the the HTML5 Parsing Algorithm section, I don't know
> whether this is a misimplementation or is defined this way in the algorithm.
> Obviously this cannot be the expected behavior. The second <title> tag
> should be interpreted as a </title> tag.
> Nikita Popov

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