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Re: Solidus not allowed

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 23:49:37 -0500 (EST)
To: Archer Barrie <Barrie.Archer@icl.com>
cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33L2.0201072347490.28756-100000@localhost.localdomain>
On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Archer Barrie wrote:

> When validating for html 4.01 transitional, why do I get:
>
> ... uarter</TH> <TH>Type</TH> <TH>Range</TH> <TH>Typed/HWritten</TH> <TH>S
> ...
>                                                        ^
> Error: end tag for "TABLE" omitted; possible causes include a missing end
> tag, improper nesting of elements, or use of an element where it is not
> allowed
> Replacing the solidus with &#47; works fine but there does not appear to be
> a &solidus;

Probably there's a problem earlier in your HTML.  I would run it through
<http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/> and see if there are any
warnings.  If you still have trouble, you could post the URL here.

-- 
Liam Quinn
Received on Monday, 7 January 2002 23:49:41 GMT

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