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Re: [www-validator] <none>

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 08:20:51 +0900
To: Dominique Faudot <Dominique.Faudot@u-bourgogne.fr>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20051024232051.GA1813@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

Bonjour Dominique,

On Mon, Oct 24, 2005, Dominique Faudot wrote:
> Hi,
> I am just testing the validator on simple page. I have noted that if </body>
> and/or </html> are not written (HTML 4.01 strict), page is valid. Are these
> markups not required ?

Indeed they are not, not in HTML 4.01. See:

http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/global.html#h-7.3
html element - Start tag: optional, End tag: optional

http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/global.html#h-7.5.1
body element - Start tag: optional, End tag: optional

Regards,
-- 
olivier
Received on Monday, 24 October 2005 23:20:55 GMT

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