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Re: [VE][68] Error Message Feedback

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2006 12:31:48 +0000
To: bensons <bensons@f2s.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060104123148.GA5458@us-lot.org>

On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 11:49:58AM -0000, bensons wrote:
>    <FONT style="FONT-SIZE:24pt" color="#4A004A" face="Times New
>    Roman"><B><I>&quot;All the warmth and friendliness of a </B></I></FONT>
>     
>    The error message points at </B> and states no end tag for I (but it is
>    there behind it)

There is no end tag for the <I> where one is required. HTML represents
a hierarchal data structure. Elements can be contained in other
elements, but can't be opened inside one element but closed outside
it.

You opened the <I> inside the <B>, therefore you must close the <I>
BEFORE you close the <B>.

Thus when you try closing the <B> before the <I>, the </I> tag is
missing, and when you try closing the <I> outside the <B> there isn't
an open <I> to close.

(I read the mailing list. Please send responses there and do not CC me).     
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David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Wednesday, 4 January 2006 12:31:56 GMT

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