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RE: Mistakes in the XHTML Transitional DTD

From: Dave J Woolley <david.woolley@bts.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 11:42:24 -0000
Message-ID: <81E4A2BC03CED111845100104B62AFB50102A405@stagecoach.bts.co.uk>
To: "'www-html@w3.org'" <www-html@w3.org>
> From:	Mike Krier [SMTP:mkrier@us.ibm.com]
> 
> 5. For some reason, a form tag cannot be within a tr or td element, which
> is frequently done to avoid unwanted line breaks.
> 
[DJW:]  Most points agreed with previous responders, however,
whilst anything but TH and TD are forbidden in TR (Netscape, 
in particular, tends not to parse the HTML and responds to
tags out of context), FORM is perfectly OK in TD, as can be
verified by looking at the definition of %Flow; or %flow; in
the DTDs.

This is valid XHTML 1.0:
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
 "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html><head>
<title>Test</title></head>
<body>
<table>
<tr>
<td>
<form action="http://localhost/dev/null" method="get">
</form>
</td>
</tr>
</table></body></html>

and this is valid HTML 4.01:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/html40/loose.dtd">
<title>Test</title>
<table>
<tr>
<td>
<form action="http://localhost/dev/null" method="get">
</form>
</td>
</td>
</table>

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