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Re: [VE][73] Error Message Feedback

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 09:18:31 +0100
To: Drew Bowman <DrewGBowman@gmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20041004081831.GB13301@us-lot.org>

On Sat, Oct 02, 2004 at 10:40:21AM -0400, Drew Bowman wrote:
> There is an error for the </head> tag. It is reported that it is
> nested even though it is not. Is this because of meta tags since they
> do not have a close tag?
Without seeing the code, it is impossible to say exactly what is
causing it. The most likely explanation is that you are using an HTML
4.x DTD and then putting character data (either stuff that should be
displayed, or using XHTML style self closing tags (which is wrong in
HTML)) in the <head> thus creating an implied </head> immediately

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Monday, 4 October 2004 08:18:35 UTC

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