Re: Closing tags

Murray Maloney (murray@sco.com)
Sun, 9 Apr 1995 14:38:48 -0400 (EDT)


Subject: Re: Closing tags
To: trondare@hsr.no
Date: Sun, 9 Apr 1995 14:38:48 -0400 (EDT)
From: Murray Maloney <murray@sco.com>
Cc: www-html@www10.w3.org
In-Reply-To: <Pine.3.89.9504050052.A17289-0100000@gorina1.hsr.no> from "Trond Are Undem" at Apr 4, 95 07:43:32 pm
Message-Id:  <9504091438.aa02142@dali.scocan.sco.COM>

You may use either form.
Most browsers will ignore the </...> tags for these elements.
SGML parsers do not need to see the </...> tags either.

> 
> I'm sorry if this has been asked before, but I'm new to this list, so ...
> 
> What's right to use according to the standard and standards to come of 
> the following:
> 
>     <P></P>, <LI></LI>, <DT></DT>, <DD></DD>
> 
> or without closing tags
> 
>     <P>, <LI>, <DT>, <DD>
> 
> I looked at the 2.0 DTD, but couldn't figure out what's right.
> 
> 
> Thanks for any help,
> Trond Are Undem