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Re: Validator error

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 13:24:14 +0900
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: "Ferdie Klesch" <ferdi.klesch@ntu.edu.au>
Message-Id: <1E9B9548-EF10-11D7-995F-000393A63FC8@w3.org>


On Thursday, Sep 25, 2003, at 08:13 Asia/Tokyo, Ferdie Klesch wrote:
> The validator treats the following as valid, when it's not.
>   <h2 <em>What is HTML?</em></h2>
>   <h1 <i>Hello there</i></h1>
>   <em <b>Hi There</b></em>

Strange as it may seem, that's actually valid, it's "shorthand markup".
Not very pretty, I agree, but valid.
see <http://validator.w3.org/docs/help#faq-typo> for the underlying 
technical explanation.

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