[whatwg] title/meta elements outside of <head>

Henri Sivonen hsivonen at iki.fi
Thu Jan 19 00:46:09 PST 2012

On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 8:30 AM, Michael Day <mikeday at yeslogic.com> wrote:
> What is the reason why title/meta elements are not always moved to the head,
> regardless of where they appear?

They didn't need to be for compatibility, so we went with less magic.
Also, being able to use <meta> and <link> as descendants of <body> is
useful for Microdata and RDFa Lite without having to mint new void

Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi

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