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Re: FAQ about reasons behind CSS

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2005 22:08:22 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200507052108.j65L8Ma07859@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

> > Mikko Rantalainen wrote:
> > 
> > [snip]
> > 
> > > Any closing tag could be easily replaced with </> because it's clear 
> > > in XHTML anyway which starting tag it should be matched with...
 
> It has been in HTML since HTML2. It just has never been implemented 
> (except by the validator).

I wouldn't have thought it terribly useful in HTML because you can
only benefit from it when there are no open elements that have optional
closing tags.  I guess it is not in XML to provide extra redundancy for
well formed-ness checking.
Received on Tuesday, 5 July 2005 21:12:15 GMT

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