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Re: 4.01 validation inconsistency re: <p> in HTML 4.01

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 18:13:39 +0000
To: "Newman, Chuck" <chuck.newman@hp.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1077560019.2088.1.camel@localhost>

On Mon, 2004-02-23 at 17:48, Newman, Chuck wrote:
[The validator said:]
> 	  This Page Is Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional!
> ...and stated that I could add the following HTML to the page.
...
> I did so, and then the page would no longer validate -- it complained
> about the <p> directive.

Then you probably tried to add the code to a section of HTML which can
not contain paragraphs, most likely within an inline element such as
<font>.

I don't think its the responsibility of the validator to provide
instruction on where paragraphs are allowed in HTML documents.

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David Dorward                                 <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Monday, 23 February 2004 13:15:49 GMT

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