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Re: Validator Test

From: Drake Wilson <drake@begriffli.ch>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 13:02:59 -0500
To: CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070423180259.GA5469@drache.begriffli.ch>
Quoth CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>, on 2007-04-23 13:55:41 -0400:
> and said that my p and hr elements were not open & did not need 
> closing--the code is simiply as it is below--
> this seems bizarre (you always close the hr element or I do--it's required 
> in xhtml; this is html though but it's an option certainly; also elements 
> can be embedded in other elements, except where a block element is embedded 
> in an inline element, & that's not the problem here; the hr is used to 
> divide off the statement saying that this document is a translation that 
> the normative version is that of the W3C, etc.):

Both HTML 4.01 Strict and XHTML 1.0 Strict declare the "hr" tag as
empty, that is, not capable of containing anything.  So no,
<hr>..</hr> with stuff inside doesn't make any sense.  Which doctype
is this?

   ---> Drake Wilson

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