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Re: Problems with validating <table> elements

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2001 12:26:54 +0100 (BST)
To: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
cc: frank@digitalcomet.com, www-validator@w3.org, leahy@wired.com
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.21.0110081225400.3850-100000@phaestos.ee.surrey.ac.uk>
On Sat, 6 Oct 2001, Masayasu Ishikawa wrote:

> "Frank Leahy" <frank@digitalcomet.com> wrote:
> 
> > The validator no longer validates <table> elements correctly.  For example,
> > it does not report an error when a </td> or </tr> element is
> > missing.
> 
> In HTML 4, end tag of "td" or "tr" element may be omitted.

...although if you're nesting tables you'll find that omitting them
is not the most helpful thing to do for browser implementations.

L.

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