[whatwg] HTML Namespace Elements

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed May 29 13:27:06 PDT 2013

On Mon, 8 Apr 2013, Mohammad Al Houssami (Alumni) wrote:
> In the tokenizer specifications of the HTML5 parser the following is 
> written :
> "Otherwise, if there is a current node and it is not an element in the 
> HTML namespace "
> What does it mean ?

It's saying that the subsequent steps apply if the "current node" is an 
element whose namespace (as given e.g. by the element's Element object's 
namespaceURI IDL attribute) is the string "http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml".

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