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[Bug 3585] missing <head> not caught for html 4.01

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Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2006 03:06:35 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=3585


ot@w3.org changed:

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------- Comment #1 from ot@w3.org  2006-08-08 03:06 -------
http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/global.html#h-7.4.1
says:
The HEAD element
[...]
Start tag: optional, End tag: optional

So the structure you mention, though probably not recommended, and not
acceptable in XHTML, is perfectly valid in HTML 4.01.
Received on Tuesday, 8 August 2006 03:06:38 UTC

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