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Re: Not detected error

From: Lloyd Wood <l.wood@eim.surrey.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2003 12:43:18 +0000 (GMT)
To: Marnix <marnix@marnix.be>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.4.50.0301071241340.12319-100000@artemis.ee.surrey.ac.uk>

On Wed, 1 Jan 2003, Marnix wrote:

> Recently, I had an error on a webpage :
>
> <A HREF="01.html"<B>Klik hier om te beginnen !</B></A>
>
> After "01.html" should have been a closing ' > ' ...

SGML shorttags permits this (next opening tag indicates a close); HTML
adopts this. So the validator won't complain about it.

I don't know whether adopting SGML shorttags was a good design
decision for HTML.

L.

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Received on Tuesday, 7 January 2003 07:44:16 GMT

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