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Re: <meta> tag problem

From: Richard A. O'Keefe <ok@cs.otago.ac.nz>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2002 14:29:35 +1300 (NZDT)
Message-Id: <200203110129.OAA208997@atlas.otago.ac.nz>
To: html-tidy@w3.org, qpoint@bigfoot.com
"Raymond Tan" <qpoint@bigfoot.com> wrote:
	[Fatal Error] :52:8: The element type "meta" must be terminated by the =
	matching end-tag "</meta>".
	error in extraction process!
	
	can anyone tell me what i should do?
	what config file setting should i use?

Hang on a minute.  The message here is certainly wrong.
<META> elements in HTML not only do not require an end-tag,
according to the rules of SGML they MUST NOT EVER HAVE ONE.
That is, <meta ...></meta> is not legal as SGML, because
the declaration is
    <!ELEMENT META - O EMPTY>
    <!ATTLIST META .....>

I think you should at least show us the HTML line in question.
Received on Monday, 11 March 2002 04:43:23 GMT

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