W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-validator@w3.org > November 2001

Validator passed a document with an unterminated <TABLE> and <BODY>

From: John Nagle <nagle@animats.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2001 00:35:44 -0500 (EST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <3BF74B19.619ED4C2@animats.com>


against the validator.  Select character set windows-1251 (Cyrllic)
and HTML 4.01 Strict.  Check "show source"  The page will pass.
But that page ends with

1367: <div class='credits'>
1368:  <hr>
1369:  (c) "the eXile"&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Tel./fax:
1370:  +7 (095) 151-4670/88&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; E-mail:&nbsp;<a
1371:  (website-related issues: <a class=footnotes
1372: </div>

with an unclosed table and an unclosed body.  Netscape renders
the page as blank.  How did the validator miss that?

					John Nagle
Received on Wednesday, 21 November 2001 14:40:25 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 1 March 2016 14:17:31 UTC