nesting tags in html

Reed Wade (
Thu, 09 Sep 1993 11:57:14 -0400


I'm writing an HTML parser and have been looking through what
I think are the relevant docs. I'm a bit confused about what
kind of nesting is allowable in HTML. There are implications
that it should be allowed in some case but not others.

In this example--

<h1>one <em>two</em> three</h1>
<h2>one <em>two</em> three</h2>

are the two's rendered differently? (They are in xmosaic anyway...)

Could someone explain, or point me to documentation that would

Reed Wade