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[Bug 5746] Page validates

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Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 15:29:21 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=5746


Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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                 CC|                            |ot@w3.org
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |INVALID




--- Comment #1 from Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>  2008-06-13 15:29:21 ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> The page validates despite missing a </body> and </html> tag.

Closing tags for body and html elements are optional in HTML4.01, which this
page is using.
http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/index/elements.html

If you want a doctype where elements' closing tags are always necessary, see
XHTML 1.0.


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