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elements other than HTML on web pages

From: John Sankey <bf250@freenet.carleton.ca>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2000 18:02:34 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <000101bbb17e$5a803d50$c9ae59d1@john>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
I'd like to suggest that an HTML parser such as you provide should only look
at what is between the <html> and </html> tags. HTML should not be
considered invalid if it is followed by a <script>...</script> - that should
be left for a script parser e.g. Javascript. More and more sites are tacking
on a segment of Javascript for various reasons (e.g. Geocities) - surely a
page with 100% valid HTML between the <html> and  </html> tags should pass.
Received on Tuesday, 3 October 2000 19:52:16 GMT

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