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Re: [VE][247] Add Subject Here

From: Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta@iki.fi>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 21:28:16 +0200
Message-ID: <4EC40ED0.6070806@iki.fi>
To: www-validator@w3.org
On 11/16/2011 06:32 PM, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> Per the rules of HTML 4.01, the construct is equivalent to
> <img src="pic1.jpg" width="200" height="200" alt="alathitunguang1">>
> which means that there is an extra ">" as data. Though this does not 
> make the document invalid,
> 
> <base href=foo />
> 
> would do that, as the extra ">" would be inside the <head> element, 
> where character data is not allowed.

Strictly speaking, it wouldn't necessarily make the document invalid,
but I'm confident that the cases where it'd work as the author intended
are very rare.

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14733
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