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RE: HTML 4.01 strict validates TABLE that does not contain TBODY element

From: Derek Read <Derek.Read@corel.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 19:05:45 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <2563EFDB68120F48B9F511B79575043602F80E1E@OTT-VSVR2.corelcorp.corel.ics>
To: "Jim Correia" <correia@barebones.com>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>




Jim,

Ah, yes, and the closing tag as well I see.

Thanks a lot.

Derek Read
Support Technician - XMetaL
Corel Corporation


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jim Correia [mailto:correia@barebones.com] 
> Sent: Monday, July 15, 2002 4:03 PM
> To: Derek Read
> Cc: www-validator@w3.org
> Subject: Re: HTML 4.01 strict validates TABLE that does not 
> contain TBODY element
> 
> 
> 
> On Monday, July 15, 2002, at 05:45  PM, Derek Read wrote:
> 
> > HTML validator (validator.w3.org) declares the following markup 
> > fragment as correct (when included as part of an otherwise complete 
> > and valid HTML file):
> >
> > <TABLE>
> >  <TR>
> >   <TD>some text</TD>
> >  </TR>
> > </TABLE>
> >
> > Clearly this is incorrect, as the definition for the TABLE 
> element is 
> > as follows (see  http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd  AND
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/strict.dtd):
> >
> > <!ELEMENT TABLE - -
> >      (CAPTION?, (COL*|COLGROUP*), THEAD?, TFOOT?, TBODY+)>
> 
> [snip]
> 
> > Have I missed something?
> 
> The open tag for tbody is optional.
> 
> <!ELEMENT TBODY    O O (TR)+           -- table body -->
> 
> Jim
> 
> 
> --
> Jim Correia
> correia@barebones.com
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 16 July 2002 03:06:11 GMT

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