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Re: Validate empty tags

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 15:31:47 +0100
To: Karthik Krishnamurthy <karthik.krishnamurthy@yahoo.com>
Cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <ircpr290gbvrjj01ot849mt08ivq2pupib@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Karthik Krishnamurthy wrote:
>I am using HTML::Tidy to validate blocks of html. I need to get
>HTML::Tidy to get to warn on encountering empty tags without a trailing
>slash (img,br,hr etc) like it does for a missing </span> as below

Tidy corrects this kind of problem without generating a warning, in some
cases it might not even be possible to warn about it since Tidy might
not yet know whether to treat the document as HTML or as XHTML. If you
want to check an XML document for well-formedness, it's best to use an
XML parser, not Tidy, for the task.
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