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Re: [VE][73] Error Message Feedback

From: Jens Brueckmann <lists@j-a-b.net>
Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2005 10:46:02 +0100
To: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
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On Sun, 06 Feb 2005 18:28:30 +0000, Manz Hernandez Martin  
<RomanSoftware@canarias.org> wrote:

> I obtain this error with my code HTML:
> Line 5, column 6: end tag for "HEAD" which is not finished
> </head>
> When the error is that I forget write <title></title> element.

The HTML 4.01 Specification clearly states[1]:

   |Every HTML document _must_ have a TITLE element in the HEAD section.

Thus if you omit the TITLE element inside your HEAD element, the validator  
is right complaining about this missing element.

You might want to consult "Quality Tips for Webmasters" about choosing  
good titles:



[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/global.html#edef-TITLE
Jens Brueckmann
Received on Monday, 7 February 2005 09:46:08 UTC

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