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Re: IMG missing right bracket should not validate

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 10:34:20 +0900
Message-Id: <EFDF8508-6E3D-4259-A810-E14C068CED3A@w3.org>
Cc: Aubrey Jaffer <agj@alum.mit.edu>, www-validator@w3.org
To: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>


On Sep 21, 2007, at 23:59 , David Dorward wrote:
> Possibly the validator should issue a warning when it encounters  
> this, since it is one of the features of HTML 4 mentioned as having  
> limited support that authors should avoid using: http://www.w3.org/ 
> TR/html4/appendix/notes.html#h-B.3.7

Ironically perhaps, I recall this was what Terje attempted to  
implement with "fussy parsing", which was slammed by users on this  
very mailing list. I think with time, people have become a little  
less rigid with the understanding of "validity", and now somehow  
accept additional tests, especially when they are so detrimental to  
interoperability.

I can look into switching on warnings for shorttags again.

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olivier
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2007 01:34:30 GMT

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