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Re: i don't understand!

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2007 20:45:38 +0300 (EEST)
To: Miguel Angel Maldonado Sanchez <mikixd@gmail.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOC.4.64.0707052041190.22942@hopeatilhi.cs.tut.fi>

On Wed, 4 Jul 2007, Miguel Angel Maldonado Sanchez wrote:

> this is the error:
> Error [79]: "end tag for element X which is not open"

You should have posted the URL, too.

> and here post the complete code:
> <i>Sea tan amable de esperar<br/>Aplicando formato...</i>

That's nowhere near the complete code. For example, what's the doctype? 
Posting the URL would have let us find that out.

Probably you are using a "classic" HTML doctype such as some flavor of 
HTML 4.01, which is fine, but then you must not use XMLish constructs like 
<br/> but simply <br>. (<br/> is not recommended even for XHTML 1.0; 
instead you should use <br /> - but only in XHTML.)

> more errors:
> Error Line 165 column 57: end tag for element "B" which is not open.
> 		document.getElementById("lbllimite").innerHTML="<b>0</b>";
> <b>0</b>

This might be caused the previous error, or it might be caused by the fact 
that this stuff is inside a <script> element, where no end tags are 
allowed. As the validator FAQ tells you, you need to deal with this in 
some script-specific way, e.g. writing </b> as <\/b> when using 
JavaScript, or by putting the JavaScript code in an external file.

Jukka "Yucca" Korpela, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
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