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Re: Bug in validator?

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: 08 Jul 2003 21:47:33 +0300
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1057690053.22756.138.camel@bobcat.ods.org>

On Tue, 2003-07-08 at 21:25, Chris wrote:

> Also, I have been using the <br/> standard in my previous
> pages as well and they have all validated.

You've been lucky.  Or unlucky, depends how one wants to see it :)

Even if they have validated, the parser has almost certainly had a
different comprehension about the structure and semantics of your
document than you.  Note that it's not only the validator parser, it
applies to sane user agents as well.  And this woöö produce unexpected
effects every now and then.  Using a strict DTD and/or XHTML would help.

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