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Re: Void elements in HTML

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 14:10:27 +0100
Message-ID: <495B6F43.3000509@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, public-html@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> What I meant is:
>> - no new void elements
>> - allow empty element notation (thus "<command></command>" and 
>> "<command/>" are equivalent) for all new and future elements.
>> This aligns the notation for new elements with XML.
> And makes them completely different from existing elements, as I tried 
> to point out. Which is utterly confusing.

What's also utterly confusing is that


parses just like


May be not confusing to experts like yourself, but certainly for many 

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 31 December 2008 13:11:09 UTC

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