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Re: <ol> with <a> and <li>

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 21:56:04 +0000
To: paul.a.gates@us.abb.com
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1076968564.1900.5.camel@localhost>

On Mon, 2004-02-16 at 21:47, paul.a.gates@us.abb.com wrote:
> However, I am not sure *why* that's illegal syntax,

Having anchors as children of a list, but list items as children of the
anchors doesn't make sense.

>  when functionally, it works.

Its called error correction. User agents make the best of bad markup (of
course, different user agents are more or less capable of guessing what
authors really mean, so you can't depend on it).

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David Dorward                                 <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Monday, 16 February 2004 16:57:02 GMT

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