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

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 09:02:35 -0500
Cc: css-validator <www-validator-css@w3.org>
Message-Id: <52A79B88-2AA4-4FB5-B803-6F06433828D5@w3.org>
To: TAKAHASHI Makoto <hobbit_mak@yahoo.co.jp>

On 20-Feb-09, at 12:56 AM, TAKAHASHI Makoto wrote:

>>>>> -<p></p> is not recommended.
>>>> Ditto. Could you give details as to where and why?
> 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?

Right, empty paragraphs are not a good idea, which is basically what  
the specification says. Note that the prose stays away from applying  
any form of normative stress, no MUST, no SHOULD.

Anyway, my original question remains: could you point to where you  
spotted the abominable empty paragraph? :)

Thank you
Received on Tuesday, 3 March 2009 14:02:47 UTC

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