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Re: Strange results with "HTML Validator ( based on Tidy )"

From: Arnaud Desitter <arnaud.desitter@ouce.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2005 10:15:40 -0000
Message-ID: <00e201c5255a$1ca6e070$d92601a3@ouce.ox.ac.uk>
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.web.html-tidy.user
Cc: <html-tidy@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2005 12:32 AM
Subject: Re: Strange results with "HTML Validator ( based on Tidy )"


>
> * Salek Talangi wrote:
>>1st error (Error_1.html):
>>Tidy (or the extension) say the HTML is valid although
>>the ordered list is closed by "</ol" (missing ">" )
>
> In HTML this is allowed. Note, though, that Tidy silently corrects many
> (real) errors like missing quote marks, etc., you cannot relaibly use it
> to check whether a document conforms to the HTML/XHTML specifications.
> See http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/appendix/notes.html#h-B.3.7 for why this
> is allowed.

The documents of the original bug report were declared as xthml 1.1. Does 
the
rule above still apply ?

Regards, 
Received on Thursday, 10 March 2005 10:15:43 GMT

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