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Bug 6440 - To which elements applies the formatBlock command?
Summary: To which elements applies the formatBlock command?
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: pre-LC1 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P4 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Keywords: NoReply
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-01-15 12:45 UTC by Anne
Modified: 2010-10-04 14:47 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Anne 2009-01-15 12:45:30 UTC
In "prose element" and "phrasing element" need to be changed because they are no longer hyperlinks. Currently it is hard to figure out to which elements this command applies.
Comment 1 Simon Pieters 2009-01-15 13:14:30 UTC
Assuming 'flow content' and 'phrasing content' are intended, it's wrong.

Before it was a fixed list:


(Although at least Opera supports <div> too.)

Now we have these additions, some of which are questionable at best:


I'd suggest going back to a fixed list.
Comment 2 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2009-05-25 01:27:04 UTC
I came up with some sort of solution. Not sure I like it.
Comment 3 Maciej Stachowiak 2010-03-14 13:16:20 UTC
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If you are satisfied with the resolution of this bug, please change the state of this bug to CLOSED. If
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