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Re: Bug in Meta handling

From: <hutch@psfc.mit.edu>
Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2000 10:08:33 -0500 (EST)
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0012230951490.3586-100000@silas.psfc.mit.edu>
Why is it my problem for <meta /> but not for e.g. <br /> <hr /> <img />
and so on? It seems that <meta /> is just following
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#guidelines

	Ian Hutchinson

On Sat, 23 Dec 2000, Nick Kew wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Dec 2000, Ian Hutchinson wrote:
> 
> > Inside an HTML 4.0 transitional document,
> 
> > <meta name="GENERATOR" content="TtH 2.84" />
> 
> That appears to be your problem.  If you declare it as HTML4, you must
> use HTML syntax.  Alternatively, you can declare it XHTML, and use
> XHTML syntax including the trailing slash in empty elements.
> 
> -- 
> Nick Kew
> 
Received on Sunday, 24 December 2000 18:20:25 GMT

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