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[whatwg] 9.1.2.1: trailing slash and atheism

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 13:15:55 +0100
Message-ID: <op.tjvq0tz664w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>
On Fri, 01 Dec 2006 13:09:24 +0100, Elliotte Harold  
<elharo at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> This character has no effect when the document is parsed by an HTML5  
> parser. However, if the document when parsed by an XML parser, the  
> trailing slash converts the tag into an empty-element tag, and thereby  
> makes an otherwise malformed element well-formed.

You're still not getting it, do you?


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