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Re: 3.1 Introduction (Draft)

From: Laura Carlson <laura.lee.carlson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 14:28:06 -0500
Message-ID: <1c8dbcaa0707161228j2864384duf73bd3c8b1e67ad0@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org

Thanks Debi!

Debi Orton wrote:

> Elements are paired, meaning that in order to apply an element to a
> section of information within the document, the section must begin
> with an opening element tag (e.g., <p>) and must end with a closing
> element tag (e.g., </p>).

Rimantas Liubertas wrote:

>> Some elements can have both start and the end tag ommited. End
>> tag is optional for some.

Olivier GENDRIN wrote:

>>> Are generally paired.

This seems to part of the author syntax open issue:
http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/AuthorSyntax

Related reference:
Close your tags by Jonathan Snook.
http://snook.ca/archives/javascript/close_your_tags/

Laura

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