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Re: [cowan@mercury.ccil.org: Questions about HTML void elements]

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 16:18:46 -0500
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: public-html-xml@w3.org
Message-ID: <20110120211846.GB3412@mercury.ccil.org>
John Cowan scripsit:

> Henri Sivonen scripsit:
> > Those are only the conforming void elements. For the list of
> > non-macro* void elements from the parser POV, the list is in
> > http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html-xml/2011Jan/0027.html
> Okay, thanks.  I've added basefont, bgsound, index, isimage, and frame, then.

I note that your email above says that the void elements must not
generate an end-tag, but in fact end-tags should be safe for all of
them except br, even though empty-tags or SGMLish start-tags are the
only valid alternatives.


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