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[whatwg] Allow trailing slash in always-empty HTML5 elements?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 16:08:44 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0612011608090.4460@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Fri, 1 Dec 2006, Rimantas Liubertas wrote:
> > 
> > As far as I can tell, <script/> is handled by all browsers the same 
> > way as <script>. How is it not interoperable?
> 
> That's true, however, what happens depends on the browser and presence 
> of </script> in the code.

Right, the interoperability problems with <script> are unrelated to 
trailing slashes. (Bugs have been filed to fix those differences.)

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