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RE: XHTML compliancy

From: Michael Hallett <hallem@rpi.edu>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 01:21:01 -0400
To: "'Kathleen Drury'" <kmd@xiacorp.com>
Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <002401c21cd1$435ac540$0602a8c0@speedy>

My first thought to tell you was to run the page through the W3C
validator...  But I decided to do it myself...  The answer is YES, the
page will validate with either "<br/>" or "<br />"

Michael Hallett

"Life is not a punishment, not a task, but a gift. 
Your only obligation is to enjoy every minute of it."
-Louie Stermole 

-----Original Message-----
From: www-html-request@w3.org [mailto:www-html-request@w3.org] On Behalf
Of Kathleen Drury
Sent: Wednesday, June 19, 2002 9:47 AM
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: XHTML compliancy

I realize the correct way to display empty elements is either with a
closing tag or with " />".  My problem is with the <br>.  Right now I
have it as <br />, but this seems to blow up in Netscape 6.0.  Is the
document still XHTML compliant if I use <br/> (this is read properly by
the browser)?  I would like to be able to use the "Valid XHTML 1" icon
on our site.

Received on Wednesday, 26 June 2002 01:23:08 UTC

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