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Re: IMG missing right bracket should not validate

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 16:06:01 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070921160601.22afb358@grimnir>

On Fri, 21 Sep 2007 10:53:54 -0400 (EDT)
Aubrey Jaffer <agj@alum.mit.edu> wrote:

> [chop]

That's an SGML abbreviation called shorttags.  The fact that
it's valid is considered by some (including me) a bug in the
HTML specs.  But the HTML specs do allow it, and that's the
only thing the validator is testing.

See http://valet.webthing.com/page/parsemode.html
for another approach.

Nick Kew

Application Development with Apache - the Apache Modules Book
Received on Friday, 21 September 2007 15:06:09 UTC

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