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Re: Lack of opening <html> and it still validates

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 16:12:55 -0500 (EST)
To: Peter of the Norse <RahmCoff@colorado.edu>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0301201612170.2132-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Mon, 20 Jan 2003, Peter of the Norse wrote:

> I forgot the opening <html> (there was a closing tag) but it still 
> validated as 4.01 strict.

The opening <html> tag is optional in HTML 4.01 Strict (but not in XHTML).

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Liam Quinn
Received on Monday, 20 January 2003 16:12:58 GMT

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