Re: When to use <p></p>

Rainer Klute (klute@nads.de)
Tue, 19 Dec 1995 11:14:52 +0100


Message-Id: <199512191014.LAA23380@heike.nads.de>
To: Michael Godsey <mgodsey@microsoft.com>
Cc: chuck@pipex.net, www-html@w3.org, "Rainer Klute" <klute@nads.de>
Subject: Re: When to use <p></p> 
In-Reply-To: Your message of Mon, 18 Dec 1995 20:44:05 +0700.
             <199512190448.UAA01218@imail1.microsoft.com> 
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 1995 11:14:52 +0100
From: Rainer Klute <klute@nads.de>

><P> is not a container object, so there is no </P>.  You can throw it 
>in, and most browsers won't mind.  It's not a required element, though. 
> <P> is just a paragraph seperator, not a container.
>
>Hope that helps!

No, it doesn't help, because it is plainly wrong. P *is* a
container object. However, due to SGML's OMITTAG feature you may
leave out the end tag </P> is most (all?) cases because it is
implied by the context.

(Not that Web browsers understand something about SGML, but...)

Best regards
Rainer Klute

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