The validator and XML standalone tags

From: Max Berger (
Date: Mon, Sep 06 1999

Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 17:40:51 -0400 (EDT)
From: Max Berger <>
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Subject: The validator and XML standalone tags


I wanted to convert my html 4.0 transitional document to valid xml.
All I need to do so is add an extra <?xml ...?> tag. And the appropriate
ending tags. e.g

<hr />   ( <hr/> won't work on netscape )

so far, so good, and the document still validates. Except for my
  <link ref="stylesheet" href="/~mage/personal.css" type="text/css" />

What is so different about the <link>  tag that i can't use the / ???

(Mails please CC to me, I am not on the list)

Max Berger

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