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Re: end tag for "img" omitted, but OMITTAG NO was specified .

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 8 Jun 2006 15:03:00 +0100
To: Lesley Dickinson <dickinson@lawnbowls.plus.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060608140300.GE12003@us-lot.org>

On Thu, Jun 08, 2006 at 09:49:54AM +0100, Lesley Dickinson wrote:
>    The input (over which I have no control) results in an invalid XHML page
>    as this line it produces is incorrect:

>    1) Does this have any adverse effect on later image elements in the page ?

An XML parser will stop and refuse to parse the document at the first
end tag after the image. This may result in the browser throwing an
error at the user and/or displaying only a partial page.

>    2) I think I am clutching at straws, but is there anything I can do about
>    this within my input line which is:

>    CarpCacheShow("http://news.search.yahoo.com/news/rss?p={DNA%20Paternity%20Test}&ei=UTF-8");

You can rewrite CarpCacheShow so it modifies the HTML.

(I read the mailing list, please direct responses there and do not CC me)

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Thursday, 8 June 2006 14:03:09 UTC

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