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Re: I think I've found a file that fails & shouldn't

From: David Thielen <dave@windward.net>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 07:52:26 -0600
Message-ID: <04f101c305b1$be926000$69f72dc7@BAMBI>
To: "Olivier Thereaux" <ot@w3.org>
Cc: "Liam Quinn" <liam@htmlhelp.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>

But in the file I sent it's not that. It's <p><p><p>.....</p></p></p>

- dave


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Olivier Thereaux" <ot@w3.org>
To: "David Thielen" <dave@windward.net>
Cc: "Liam Quinn" <liam@htmlhelp.com>; <www-validator@w3.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2003 8:35 PM
Subject: Re: I think I've found a file that fails & shouldn't


> 
> On Friday, Apr 18, 2003, at 11:27 Asia/Tokyo, David Thielen wrote:
> 
> >
> > Ok, but again, then why does it fail it in the validator? I agree with
> > everything you have said but I don't understand why the validator 
> > fails it
> > in this case.
> 
> Take Liam's example:
> 
> <p></p><p>foo</p></p>
> 
> Parse it...
> 
> <p></p>
> => OK, paragraph opened and closed, we're done with that one
> <p>foo</p>
> => OK, paragraph opened and closed, we're done with that one
> </p>
> => uh? what's that, closing a paragraph that doesn't exist?
> 
> So eventhough you think the <p> and </p> are balanced, if you add the 
> implied closing tags, they're not.
> 
> -- 
> Olivier
> 
> 
Received on Friday, 18 April 2003 09:52:45 GMT

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