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re: Incorrect Validation of the External Stylesheet link

From: Rogue The Bronze Firelizard <roguebfl@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 08:14:56 -0600
Message-ID: <5ab8ccff0603180614w4d60259fjd97709cfeaff5710@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
On Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:55:43 +0000 Chris Eals wrote:

> But if I took the ending slash off the link tag so it was:
> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="WallStyles.css" >
> Then it worked but this is incorrect according to the new rules of the code..
>I tried it in xhtml and it required the closing slash.

it is because the ending slash on onside elements such as link and img
is technically incorrect it html, it is a xml/xhtml thing.
Gerald Grenier, Jr
aka Rogue the Bronze Firelizard
uninstall dyslexia.o : Permission deigned
Received on Saturday, 18 March 2006 14:15:04 UTC

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