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About empty <p> element(Re: Re: To fix syntax errors of HTML files

From: TAKAHASHI Makoto <hobbit_mak@yahoo.co.jp>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 14:56:46 +0900 (JST)
To: css-validator <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-ID: <19019.59050.qm@web3310.mail.ogk.yahoo.co.jp>
> 
> >>> -<p></p> is not recommended.
> >>
> >> Ditto. Could you give details as to where and why?
> >
> > Can "nothing" be considered a paragraph?
> 
> In any case, <p></p> is explicitly disrecommended in HTML 4.01, clause 
> 9.3.1:
> "We discourage authors from using empty P elements. User agents should 
> ignore empty P elements."
> 

I confirmed quatation above in specification below.

http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/struct/text.html#h-9.3.1

Is this not enough?

                                                       Makoto

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