Re: TAG closing! I got proof now! :)

James Aylett (sja20@hermes.cam.ac.uk)
Fri, 4 Oct 1996 10:08:58 +0100 (BST)


Date: Fri, 4 Oct 1996 10:08:58 +0100 (BST)
From: James Aylett <sja20@hermes.cam.ac.uk>
To: Carl Morris <msftrncs@htcnet.com>
cc: WWW HTML List <www-html@w3.org>
Subject: Re: TAG closing!  I got proof now! :)
In-Reply-To: <199610032144.QAA07002@inet.htcnet.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.93.961004100729.24257C-100000@crystal.clare.cam.ac.uk>

On Thu, 3 Oct 1996, Carl Morris wrote:

> BUT read the spec, not the DTD!  Yuo will read that it implies that at
> least browsers should probably expect the end tag to be missing ...
> maybe in lue of the 3.0 DTD?

Ooh, I've gone all cautious now. Am I right in saying that the spec _is_
the DTD (being a markup language and all)? If not, then the spec has got
to be infinitely big, surely, to deal with browser types that don't yet
exist yet (rendering into a hologram, for instance).

James

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