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Re: [VE][79] Error Message Feedback

From: Matt Seitz <seitz@neopathnetworks.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2004 12:20:21 -0700
Message-ID: <410E93F5.4080900@neopathnetworks.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

olivier Thereaux wrote:

> I cannot say whether this person just did not read the explanation or 
> did not understand it, but I suppose we could improve the bit on 
> "implicitly closed element".

I think I just missed the part about an implicitly closed element.

>    <p>
>       If the matching opening tag seems to be present, it could be a 
> case where an
>       element cannot be within another element (e.g. you can't have a 
> <ul> in a <p>),
>       hence <em>implicitly</em> closing the tag, and leaving an orphaned 
> closing tag.
>    </p>

Why does the Validator not report an error at the beginning of the illegal 
element (i.e., at the <ul> tag following the <p> tag)?
Received on Monday, 2 August 2004 15:21:17 UTC

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