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[Bug 11029] The script does not give an error when there is no opening html tag

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Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 18:55:39 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11029

Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |INVALID

--- Comment #1 from Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi> 2011-08-23 18:55:38 UTC ---
The opening html tag is optional in HTML 4.01:
http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/global.html#edef-HTML

I'm not sure about HTML 5, but in any case, http://validator.nu passes your
test case as valid too, which means that if this is an error, the bug should be
reported according to the validator.nu bug reporting instructions:
http://about.validator.nu/#reporting-bugs

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