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Re: WICD Core 1.0 : some examples are not XHTML compliant

From: Slim Amamou <slim.amamou@alpha-studios.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2006 10:08:41 +0100
Message-ID: <44E03D99.8030605@alpha-studios.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: public-cdf@w3.org

Although content is not required, i think the specification is clear 
about start and end tags it says (see the link you provided) :

"
/Start tag: *required*, End tag: * required
"
*/
Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Sat, 12 Aug 2006 05:29:23 -0700, Slim Amamou  
> <slim.amamou@alpha-studios.com> wrote:
>
>> hi,
>> some of the examples in the working draft contain empty "object"  
>> elements (like here :  
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-WICD-20060811/#scalable-icons) . this 
>> is  not XHTML compliant. "object" elements are not empty elements and 
>> must  have a closing tag.
>
>
> According to http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/objects.html#h-13.3  
> content is not really required (although I think it should be, just 
> like  alt="" is) and therefore the syntax being used there is correct 
> although  it's not compliant with Appendix C of XHTML 1.0. Then again, 
> it was not  designed to be compatible with that.
>
>

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Slim Amamou
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AlphaStudios
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