[whatwg] Html5 Parser Tree Construction Stage

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jul 1 16:48:32 PDT 2013

On Sun, 23 Jun 2013, Mohammad Al Houssami (Alumni) wrote:
> I am building an HTML5 parser according to the specs on the whatwg 
> website. I am currently in the tree construction stage and it seems to 
> be so complex to have a general view of what is happening by reading the 
> specs or at least know what things are needed ( like node types element 
> types and the variables of each..) Is there any place where these things 
> are listed or maybe an explanation of the tree construction stage that 
> explains what is happening during in a general view?

I'm not really sure what would be helpful. There's some introductory text 
before the insertion modes. I would be happy to add more -- have you had 
any luck understanding it better? Do you know what would have been most 
helpful to get you off the ground faster?

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