[whatwg] Another issue in parsing tokens in foreign content

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jul 1 16:24:38 PDT 2013

On Thu, 18 Apr 2013, Michael Day wrote:
> Another issue regarding recent changes to "The rules for 
> parsing tokens in foreign content".
> When a HTML start tag is seen (specifically "b", "big", "blockquote", 
> "body", "br", "center", "code", ...) the following procedure is given to 
> recover from the parse error:
> """
> If the stack of open elements does not have an element in scope that is a
> MathML text integration point, an HTML integration point, or an element in the
> HTML namespace, or if the stack of open elements has only one element, then
> process the token using the rules for the "in body" insertion mode. (fragment
> case)
> """
> Since the stack of open elements always has <html> at the top of the 
> stack, the "element in scope" algorithm will always find it, and as a 
> result, the first part of the condition will always fail.

I ended up removing this from the spec for other reasons, so this should 
be resolved now. Let me know if it's not.

(No, I don't know what I had originally intended.)

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