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OT - valid HTML question

From: Scarlett Julian (ED) <Julian.Scarlett@sheffield.gov.uk>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 13:48:17 -0000
Message-ID: <F9BE3B1AB649D311A573009027852E4D02879255@EDUC_MXS>
To: "'w3c-wai-ig@w3.org'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

Sorry if this is OT but I've tried elsewhere and no-one can tell me the
answer and I don't really want to join another W3C list for the purposes of
this query. 

Can anyone tell me why form elements have to be enclosed in a <p></p> to
validate as html 4.01 strict? I know that it's like that in the html spec
but why? Why can't we just have all the elements in the <form></form> tags?
At first I thought it was probably a block/inline thing but I'm not so sure



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