[whatwg] Proposal: <intent> tag for Web Intents API

James Graham jgraham at opera.com
Tue Dec 6 13:08:43 PST 2011

On Tue, 6 Dec 2011, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> Especially changing the way <head> is parsed is 
> hairy. Every new element we introduce there will cause a <body> to be implied 
> before it in down-level clients. That's very problematic.

Yes, I consider adding new elements to <head> to be very very bad for this 
reason. Breaking DOM consistency between supporting and non-supporting 
browsers can cause adding an intent to cause unrelated breakage (e.g. by 
changing document.body.firstChild).

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