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Re: "/" in normal text confuses end tag detection?

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 01 Oct 2005 11:11:53 +0200
Message-ID: <433E52D9.4090505@gmail.com>
To: Suchy-FR@Gmx.de
CC: www-validator@w3.org

On 2005-09-25 19:20, Frank R. Suchy wrote:

> Error  Line 156 column 39: end tag for "FONT" omitted, but its declaration does 
> not permit this.
> 
>       <font size="-1"> Sa &amp; So, 24./25. September</font><br><b>Basics und Au
> 
> The validator marked the slash between "24." and "25." as place of the error.

Most likely, you have a FONT element, in the form of a NET-enabling
start-tag (i.e. "<font/") somewhere before this. When the parser reaches
the solidus in "24./25.", that particular FONT element will be ended.
However, since the other FONT element is not yet ended, you'll receive
this error.

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David Håsäther
Received on Saturday, 1 October 2005 09:12:02 GMT

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