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Re: Permitted slash not defined in terms of void elements (part of my detailed review of the tokenization section)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 04:45:21 +0000 (UTC)
To: Thomas Broyer <t.broyer@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0802140444530.20115@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 21 Aug 2007, Thomas Broyer wrote:
> 
> The current draft says:
> > A permitted slash is a U+002F SOLIDUS character that is immediately
> > followed by a U+003E GREATER-THAN SIGN, if, and only if, the current
> > token being processed is a start tag token whose tag name is one of
> > the following: base, link, meta, hr, br, img, embed, param, area, col, input
> 
> Why does it refer to the list of void elements defined in section 8.1.2?

A misguided attempt at keeping the two sections completely independent, I 
believe. Fixed.

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