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Re: Unclosed IMG tag bug?

From: Nir Dagan <nir.dagan@econ.upf.es>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 1998 18:42:18 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199808062250.AAA07014@darwin.upf.es>
To: www-validator@w3.org
The issue with the IMG element was:

<A><IMG alt="foo" src="foo"</A>

The closing > is missing in the IMG tag.

This is a form of shorttag which is valid 
but browsers don't like, so better not use it. 
It is called "closed start tag."

So there is no bug with the validator here.

See the HTML spec at the notes section:

Nir Dagan                            
Assistant Professor of Economics      
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Barcelona (Spain)

email: nir.dagan@econ.upf.es
Received on Thursday, 6 August 1998 18:59:24 UTC

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