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Re: validator bugs (incorrect passes)

From: Claus Färber <list-w3c-html-validator@faerber.muc.de>
Date: 31 Jan 2000 01:06:00 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
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Marc SCHAEFER <schaefer@alphanet.ch> schrieb/wrote:
> It's even worse, since it looks like the parser accepts invalid code.
> In my case there was a missing > in an IMG tag, and it was accepted.

According to SGML rules, you don't have to close tags with ">" if what  
follows is the start of a new tag or end tag ("<" or "</").

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Claus Andre Faerber <http://www.faerber.muc.de>
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