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Re: Validates incorrect HTML

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 19:29:13 -0500 (EST)
To: Tony Brindle <Tony.Brindle@BigPictureInteractive.co.uk>
cc: "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0202081927580.31438-100000@localhost.localdomain>
On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, Tony Brindle wrote:

> We have noticed an anomaly in the HTML Validator. It seems to allow HTML
> with a </HEAD> element missing to pass through sucessfully.

The </HEAD> tag is optional except in XHTML.  The end of the HEAD can be
implied by the start of the BODY or FRAMESET.

Liam Quinn
Received on Friday, 8 February 2002 19:29:20 UTC

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