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Re: Validation being kinda wierd...

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2007 18:53:36 +0000
Message-ID: <45F05BB0.9040303@dorward.me.uk>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Sierk Bornemann wrote:

> Nevertheless, anybody prevents you from making your document well-formed 
> in HTML 4.01

Other then "well formedness" being a meaningless term when applied to 
HTML (and the end tag being forbidden on a number of elements, link 
included) .

> Or, if nothing speaks against it, switch to a XHTML Document Type

* Internet Explorer doesn't support XHTML.

* Pretending XHTML is HTML by serving it as text/html is an ugly hack 
that depends on browser bugs.

David Dorward                               <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Thursday, 8 March 2007 18:53:47 GMT

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