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Re: open <a ... </a> start tag not found - validator bug or "user bug"?

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 11:37:11 +0000 (GMT)
To: Wolfgang Petzold <petzold@finvision.de>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040114113424.C1035-100000@fenris.webthing.com>

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004, Wolfgang Petzold wrote:

>
> Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>
> > See http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/appendix/notes#h-B.3.7
>
> Thank you. I have to say, I didn't come to think these 'shorthands'
> might exist.

It's not a bug in the Validator, but some of us regard allowing this
as a bug in the HTML spec.  You can select validation options that
will disallow it.

See for example http://valet.webthing.com/page/parsemode.html

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Nick Kew
Received on Wednesday, 14 January 2004 20:03:01 GMT

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