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Re: <br /> in HTML allowed ?

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2004 00:09:10 -0500 (EST)
To: xanthor@netcourrier.com
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0401210007210.21234-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Wed, 21 Jan 2004 xanthor@netcourrier.com wrote:

> I thougth that <br /> weren't allowed in HTML : it's said in the specs (http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224/struct/text.html#edef-BR) that the empty tag is forbidden.
> But the validator accept it (And mozilla keeps in "Standards compliance mode")
> So, are <br /> accepted in HTML 4.01 ?

Yes, but it doesn't mean what you think.  See
<http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/html/empty.html>.

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Liam Quinn
Received on Wednesday, 21 January 2004 00:08:49 GMT

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