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Re: error on page

From: (wrong string) šper <christoph.paeper@tu-clausthal.de>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 01:13:00 +0200
Message-ID: <068e01c33c38$7d453ab0$3ef4ae8b@heim4.tuclausthal.de>
To: <www-html-editor@w3.org>
Cc: <jhorner@teraspan.com>

James Horner:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-xhtml1-20000126/#diffs
> The typo identifies <br/> as being correct,

It is.

> but then later in the spec it

The infamous Appendix C, I presume.

> is noted that empty tags must have a space before the '/' and the '>',

That's only recommended for backwards compatibility with HTML tagsoup
parsers. These will most likely incorrectly treat the slash as an unknown
attribute name and thus drop it.

> Confusing for those of us starting out with this stuff.

It seems as if Appendix C is indeed confusing to some.
Received on Thursday, 26 June 2003 19:13:01 UTC

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