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Re: Valid HTML 4.01? need explanation!

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Sep 2002 18:08:38 +0100 (BST)
To: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0209021804280.5135-100000@jarl.webthing.com>

On Sun, 1 Sep 2002, Liam Quinn wrote:


> > 	    </P> <!-- not allowed for validation -->
> 
> P can only contain inline elements while TABLE is a block-level element.
> Since the ending tag for P is optional in HTML, the TABLE start-tag
> implies the end of the P element.

This and similar structural issues become obvious if you look at the
document tree generated by the validator.  The validator at
<URL:http://valet.webthing.com/page/> presents the results in a
manner that makes the problem immediately clear.

-- 
Nick Kew
Received on Monday, 2 September 2002 13:08:43 GMT

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