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Re: 3.1 Introduction (Draft)

From: Andrew Sidwell <takkaria@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 15:52:11 +0100
Message-ID: <469B861B.5040305@gmail.com>
To: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
> There are exceptions to the opening/closing element model, primarily
> for elements that are self-contained, such as the element describing
> the document's metadata (<meta>), the <link> element, and the line
> break element (<br>).  For these single elements, a slash is inserted
> just before the element's closing angle bracket (e.g., <br />).

I think it is better to write: "a slash may be inserted just before the
element's closing angle bracket".  That reflects reality better.

Andrew Sidwell
Received on Monday, 16 July 2007 14:52:05 UTC

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