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Re: Tags lacking a terminating '>' are spotted

From: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 11:25:17 +0000 (GMT Standard Time)
To: "Richard A. O'Keefe" <ok@atlas.otago.ac.nz>
cc: bfowler@ewitness.co.uk, html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.WNT.4.10.10202071122580.-673305@hazel>
On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:

> bfowler@ewitness.co.uk (ewitness - Ben Fowler) wrote:
> 	I had simply assumed that under SGML rules, tags were closed
> 	when a new STAGO was seen, exempli gratia:
> 	
> 	<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
> 	    "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
> 	<html
> 	   <head
> ...
> 
> Quite some time ago, I posted patches to make this work.

I seem to remember that is is disallowed by the HTML spec, but
in any case won't work with existing web browsers. 

Regards,

-- Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org> or <dave.raggett@openwave.com>
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