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Script valid html, but not xhtml

From: Osmo Saarikumpu <sendosmo@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2001 16:18:13
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <LAW2-F146XKPl5GDrPi0000194a@hotmail.com>
This is a script that's a child of BODY and it validates as HTML 4 ok.

<script type="text/javascript">
clr=new Array('00','20','40','60','80','a0','c0','ff');
for (i=0;i<8;i++)
{ document.write('<table border="1" cellpadding="3" align="center">');
   for (j=0;j<8;j++)
    { document.write('<tr>');
      for (k=0;k<8;k++)
       document.write('<td bgcolor="#'+clr[i]+clr[j]+clr[k]+'"><tt><font 

But as soon as I attempt to validate it as XHTML 1 the response is: "element 
table not allowed here", and the same goes for the rest of the elements.

Is it a bug, or is it me (again)?

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