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Re: New end tags?

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2000 05:17:45 +0100
Message-Id: <200001290427.FAA15241@vals.intramed.rito.no>
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: Poppy <floridapoppy@webtv.net>, Gerald Oskoboiny <gerald@w3.org>
On 27.01.00 at 21:43, Poppy <floridapoppy@webtv.net> wrote:

>In using the validator, some heretofore unknown errors have been seen.
>Since when are there closing tags for <META>, <IMG>,<BR> and so on?

You are probably using the wrong DOCTYPE (XHTML?) or you are getting fooled
by the erroneous warnings from Weblint[0] (you can safely ignore these for
now; we need to update Weblint before it is usable).

If that isn't it, you'll have to provide a URL for the document in question
(or email a copy of it to the list (or me off-list, if it's more then a few
tens of lines!)) so we can have a look at it to try to determine the
reason.


[0] - Gerald: I'm going to disable Weblint in my local copy of "check".
      This means that all my future patches will reflect that! If you'd
      rather I didn't, let me know! Until Weblint has been updated (and
      possibly even after!), it's inclusion causes more problems then
      it's worth.
Received on Friday, 28 January 2000 23:27:39 GMT

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