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Re: It validates az HTML5 with no </head> and no </body>.

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 16:15:00 +0100
To: Jay Litwyn <brewhaha@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca>
Cc: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20111212161500872870.517a292e@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Jay Litwyn, Mon, 12 Dec 2011 07:48:51 -0700:

> On 2011-12-12 7:25 AM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
>> Jukka K. Korpela, Sun, 11 Dec 2011 11:51:09 +0200:
>>> http://ecn.ab.ca/~brewhaha/Biology/Moss_Filter.HTM


>> I did not find the original document where the problem manifested 
>> itself. But it sounds as if you say that the HTML5 validator never 
>> issues an error message when @alt is lacking. But that is not how it 
>> is. Here is a test in validator.nu - validator.w3.org gives the same 
>> result - where there is an error due to lack of @alt:

> …… old version being checked.
> 
http://validator.nu/?doc=data%3Atext%2Fhtml%3Bcharset%3Dutf-8%2C%3C%21DOCTYPE+html%3E%3Ctitle%3E%3C%252Ftitle%3E%3Cimg+src%253D%22src%22+%3E&showsource=yes


Thanks. W.r.t. to the old version: When I copy and paste the source 
code of the above, old versioin into the validator, then it gives 
errors due to the lack of @alt. Whereas when one validates via the Web 
address, then validator does not find any errors.

Clearly, the validator has a bug.

Leif H Silli
Received on Monday, 12 December 2011 15:18:06 GMT

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