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From: Jim Barter <jim@technophobia.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 13:18:36 +0100
Message-ID: <000b01c3835f$2566ed20$2300a8c0@Felix>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title>Test Case</title>
<img src="somegraphic.gif" alt="" />

The above code validates as HTML 4.01 transitional - even though the img tag
has XML style closing syntax

can someone tell me if this is correct?


Jim Barter
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