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Too much info on auto-closing META tags - confusing

From: Pim Blokland <pblokland@planet.nl>
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 2004 14:10:31 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <000501c4b50b$76f71af0$9700000a@garland1>

I've read all about it, and now I'm even less sure than before.
My question is: are auto-closing META tags like this

<meta name="x" content="x" />

valid HTML 4.01 strict (even if the W3 validator says they aren't)?
I have seen the FAQ and all the discussions on the mailing lists,
but I still don't know.
All I need is a simple yes or no. Please?

Pim Blokland
The Netherlands
Received on Monday, 18 October 2004 15:18:25 GMT

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