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Re: bug with <textarea> in xhtml

From: Masayasu Ishikawa <mimasa@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 14:59:03 +0900 (JST)
Message-Id: <20020626.145903.108746803.mimasa@w3.org>
To: vincent.fiack@laposte.net
Cc: www-validator@w3.org

"vincent.fiack@laposte.net" <vincent.fiack@laposte.net> wrote:

> The validator seems to be too permissive with texareas.
> According to the DTD, the texarea element has to contain #PCDATA.
> 
> However, the valdiator is accepting EMPTY textarea elements.

#PCDATA can be an empty string and in which case an empty-element tag
may be used according to XML.

Regards,
-- 
Masayasu Ishikawa / mimasa@w3.org
W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Wednesday, 26 June 2002 01:59:06 GMT

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