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Re: Bad validator error

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2011 18:57:25 +0300
Message-ID: <4E7CAC65.2070106@cs.tut.fi>
To: Joe Java <cop3252@yahoo.com>
CC: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
23.9.2011 18:45, Joe Java wrote:

> Allowing implicit closing of elements was a bad idea from the start.

Maybe, but that's not up to a validator to decide.

If you want to use markup where all elements must be explicitly closed, 
you can create your own DTD - or use XHTML (though it comes with many 
"extras" that you might not like).

Yucca, http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/
Received on Friday, 23 September 2011 15:57:54 UTC

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