[whatwg] main element parsing behaviour

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Wed Nov 7 03:58:40 PST 2012

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 12:55 PM, Jirka Kosek <jirka at kosek.cz> wrote:
> Changing parser each time new element is added is really evil idea and
> sign of a bad design.

HTML badly designed? Film at 11.

> Parsing algorithm should be either not touched at all, or it should be
> promptly changed to treat all unknown elements in other way if the
> current treatment of unknown elements is not suitable for some reason.

The problem is that the treatment of an element is largely a function
of its purpose.


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