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Re: [VE][70] tag <br> should not request an end tag

From: Michael Adams <linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 01:05:30 +1200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-id: <20090526010530.4d16ed4a.linux_mike@paradise.net.nz>
On Mon, 25 May 2009 12:59:36 +0200
Came this utterance formulated by Kratzer, Willi to my mailbox:

> A tag <br> without an end tag is not an error and should not be
> handled as an error.
> 

This statement is correct for HTML, but not XHTML which your page is.
Use a self closing tag <br />, also on <img> and other single tag
elements.

> In my opinion, this is a bug in the validator.

It is not a bug.

-- 
Michael

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be well

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Received on Monday, 25 May 2009 13:02:25 GMT

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