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error missed by validator--tag not closed

From: Gregory G Baker <ggbaker@cs.sfu.ca>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2003 19:34:01 -0700
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030531023401.GA26824@css.cs.sfu.ca>

I recently ran a page with a fragment like this through the validator:
  <img src="x.png" alt="y"
(with no closing ">")

This passes as valid, which I don't think it is.  The HTMLHelp validator
flags it as an error.

A complete source page that demonstrates this:

The validator output for this page:

Am I right that this is a bug in the validator?

Greg Baker, Lecturer
School of Computing Science
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6
E-mail: ggbaker@cs.sfu.ca
Received on Friday, 30 May 2003 22:36:49 UTC

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