[whatwg] HTML tree construction, inserting a foreign element, and foster parenting

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jul 31 14:16:31 PDT 2013

On Sat, 20 Jul 2013, Nolan Waite wrote:
> Hello! I've a question about the HTML spec. Suppose I'm parsing the 
> following markup:
> <table><math>
> My question is: when I insert an element for the start tag token named 
> "math", is it affected by the foster parenting logic?


The spec was previously wrong on this matter. I've fixed it. Thanks for 
catching this bug!

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