Re: end tags...

Arnoud (galactus@htmlhelp.com)
Mon, 23 Sep 1996 20:24:08 +0200


From: galactus@htmlhelp.com (Arnoud "Galactus" Engelfriet)
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: end tags...
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 20:24:08 +0200
Message-ID: <IXtRy4uYORTE089yn@htmlhelp.com>

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In article <199609231308.IAA04712@inet.htcnet.com>,
"Carl Morris" <msftrncs@htcnet.com> wrote:
> It can't???? Sense when....  Sense when can't a browser tell:

There are LOTS of cases where the situation is less clear...

<BLOCKQUOTE>
Hi there
<H1>And me too!</H1>
yeah right...
</HTML>

H1 is permitted inside BLOCKQUOTE. How is a browser supposed to
know if I left off the BLOCKQUOTE end tag or the H1 contents should
be part of the quotation?

And it gets even more messier with the "bodytext" construct, which
basically says that <BODY>Hello there</BODY> is entirely legal.

Galactus

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