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Re: Validator fails to detect invalid document

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 02:44:41 +0100
To: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Cc: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3dd50b0b.109255110@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Terje Bless wrote:
>Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>
>>On Sat, 9 Nov 2002, Peter Favrholdt wrote:
>>
>>>But, I think I've found a bug in the validator regarding the <body>
>>>tag: if the <body> tag misses the trailing > it is not detected!
>>
>>That's not a bug, it's the SGML SHORTTAG TAGC omission feature.

>Depending on feedback, this may or may not change before release.
>Prohibiting this particular SHORTTAG feature is strictly speaking up to the
>HTML WG [...]

Exactly. Don't touch their stuff.
Received on Sunday, 10 November 2002 20:44:35 GMT

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