[whatwg] "adjusted current node" in

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jul 1 16:36:36 PDT 2013

On Tue, 16 Apr 2013, Michael Day wrote:
> Recently the spec has been changed to introduce the concept of the 
> adjusted current node defined in "The stack of open elements".
> The intention seems to be to handle the case of setting innerHTML on a 
> MathML or SVG element, and hence triggering the fragment parsing 
> algorithm in a foreign content context. Since the <math> or <svg> 
> element will not be in the stack of open elements, this would otherwise 
> cause problems with child elements not in the right namespace, and CDATA 
> sections not being parsed properly.
> However, "The rules for parsing tokens in foreign content" 
> still only refers to the current node, not the adjusted current node.
> For example, the rules for parsing "Any other start tag":
> > If the current node is an element in the MathML namespace, adjust 
> > MathML attributes for the token.
> Since the current node in the fragment parsing case is still <html>, 
> this will not have the desired effect.
> Should this section be changed to refer to the adjusted current node?

Yep. I hadn't thought of those problems. Fixed.

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