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Re: Closed </li> element

From: Jens Oliver Meiert <jens@meiert.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Jul 2017 21:33:30 +0200
Message-ID: <CAJ0g8QT7CE+dNZjOvMSpDic3NV-9u8r0JnV+4RXv8WQQjp8TNQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jukkakk@gmail.com>
Cc: W3C WWW Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
> > (Omitting *all* optional tags can be a very effective way of
> > simplifying HTML, but it’s not a wide-spread practice.)
>
> I have no statistics on this, but omitting omissible end tags was common
> practice when the Web was young.

You may have a better recollection of the practices back then but from
my memory this had seldom been a) a deliberate decision with b) the
express goal of simplifying/minifying markup that c) was then executed
consistently :)

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Jens Oliver Meiert
https://meiert.com/en/
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