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Re: bug in www validator

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2002 19:36:28 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20020208.193628.74737529.mimasa@w3.org>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Andrew McFarland <andrew.mcfarland@unite.net> wrote:

> At 13:24 07/02/2002 -0500, Klaus Hartnegg wrote:
> >the following file misses a '>' character in a table definition
> >('<td' instead of '<td>')
> >but validator.w3.org tells there's everything ok.
> 
> IIRC, if a tag is immediately follows by another tag the closing > is not 
> required, so <td</td> is valid.
> 
> I can't find the reference for this though. Can anyone help?

See <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/2002Feb/0020>
and referred message from that.

Maybe it's time to list this as an FAQ ...

Regards,
-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Friday, 8 February 2002 05:36:37 GMT

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