[whatwg] main element parsing behaviour
simonp at opera.com
Wed Nov 7 05:04:34 PST 2012
On Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:47:53 +0100, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 2:42 PM, Simon Pieters <simonp at opera.com> wrote:
>> I think we shouldn't put the parsing algorithm on a pedestal while not
>> giving the same treatment to the default UA style sheet or other
>> requirements related to an element that have to be implemented.
> The difference between the parsing algorithm on the UA stylesheet is
> that authors can put display: block; in the author stylesheet during
> the transition.
I guess that's fair.
> That said, the example jgraham showed to me on IRC convinced me that
> if <main> is introduced to the platform, it makes sense to make it
> parse like <article>. :-( (I’m not a fan of the consequences of the
> “feature” of making </p> optional. Too bad that feature is ancient and
> it’s too late on undo it.)
For the record, the example is:
(The last <p> can be anything.)
> I guess I’ll focus on objecting to new void elements and especially to
> new children of <head>.
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