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Re: img allowable parent elements

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 14:51:42 +0200
Message-ID: <443BA65E.2020607@gmail.com>
To: David Pratten <david@kazserve.org>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

On 2006-04-11 09:40, David Pratten wrote:

> According to the view of the xhtml 1.0 DTD at
> http://linux.duke.edu/~mark/docs/dtds/xhtml/xhtml-basic10/elements/img.html
> the img element does not have <body> as an allowable parent. 
> 
> However the following validates as XHTML 1.0 Transitional:
> 
> 
> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
>     "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
> <head>
> <title></title>
> </head>
> <body>
> <img alt="earache" src="earache_02.JPG" />
> </body>
> </html>

The above page is about XHTML 1.0 Basic. Your code is XHTML 1.0 
Transitional, in which img can appear as a direct children of body.

-- 
David Håsäther
Received on Tuesday, 11 April 2006 12:51:51 GMT

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