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RE: Validation Query

From: Aaron Smith <aaron@gwmicro.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2003 13:49:52 -0500
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To: "Jon Hanna" <jon@spin.ie>, <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>

I surmised as much. Thanks, Jon.

Aaron

At 01:43 PM 5/22/2003, Jon Hanna wrote:

> > Greetings,
> >
> > Can someone explain to me why:
> >
> > <DIV><H3>Foo</H3></DIV>
> >
> > validates under HTML 4.01 Transitional, where as:
> >
> > <SPAN><H3>Foo</H3></SPAN>
> >
> > does not?
>
><div> and <h3> both define a block of text, <span> defines an inline piece
>of text. It is logical to allow a block of text to contain a block of text,
>it is obviously not logical to allow an inline piece of text to contain a
>block of text.

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