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[Bug 14733] self-closing tag in <link rel="..." /> causes also error "end tag for head which is not close" in html 4.0

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Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 20:24:36 +0000
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Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi> changed:

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

--- Comment #1 from Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi> 2011-11-10 20:24:35 UTC ---
Self-closing tags like that don't exist in SGML (HTML) in the sense they do in
XML.  The / in /> closes the link tag, and the > ends up as text content. 
Because text content can't exist in document head, the document body implicitly
starts before >, thus the remaining (correct) errors.

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