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[whatwg] self-closing tags in html5

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 13:58:16 -0500
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2010/12/31 Kornel Lesi?ski <kornel at geekhood.net>:
> I think HTML5 can specify that a fixed set of old HTML elements has to be
> closed according to HTML rules, but all other elements support self-closing
> syntax like XML.

That just makes the HTML syntax even more complicated and confusing.
At least at present it's consistent in this respect (although not in
many other respects).
Received on Friday, 31 December 2010 10:58:16 UTC

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