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Re: Bug in validator?

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2003 21:30:26 +0100 (BST)
To: Chris <cearle@smythco.com>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20030708212441.V1217-100000@fenris.webthing.com>


On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Chris wrote:

> We removed all the "/>" and it validated but also if I remove the /'s
> from the Increase/Decrease/Rollback, then the page is valid (by the

That means you're unintentionally using abbreviated markup, and the / is
ending an element (maybe a paragraph).  Look at the validator's parse
tree, or the "visual" representation at http://valet.webthing.com/page/

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

for the wrong reason.  That's one of the problems with something as
messy as HTML "transitional".



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