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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 08:26:52 -0600
Message-ID: <053c01c305b6$8e1ae5a0$69f72dc7@BAMBI>
To: "Olivier Thereaux" <ot@w3.org>
Cc: "Liam Quinn" <liam@htmlhelp.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
Here is the original attachment again. I indented it to show all the tags
match but the validator is unhappy with one of the </p? tags.

thanks - dave


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Thielen" <dave@windward.net>
To: "Olivier Thereaux" <ot@w3.org>
Cc: "Liam Quinn" <liam@htmlhelp.com>; <www-validator@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, April 18, 2003 7:52 AM
Subject: Re: I think I've found a file that fails & shouldn't


> 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
> >
> >


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