Re: any error-free web pages at all? [was: Why Microsoft's authoritative=true won't work and is a bad idea]

Actually the algorithm you used to call that page an error takes
me back to the horror days of <b><i>..</b>  HTML where
eventually, correct, well-balanced markup often failed as an
error as the various browsers bent over backwards to "correct"
for errors.

Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) writes:
 > Dan Connolly wrote:
 > > OK... at the risk of further exposing my ignorance... I'll bite.
 > > 
 > > Today's featured article in wikipedia is ~32k and I don't
 > > see any errors; the W3C markup service
 > > says "This Page Is Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional!" and
 > > the firefox error console is blank.
 > >
 > Yet the page is being served as text/html and should thus
 > be parsed as such (and not as XHTML).  The <head> region
 > should therefore terminate at the "/" of
 > 	<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
 > and the ">" of the same should cause an error ("character data not allowed
 > here" or somesuch).  Not the best example of an error-free page, IMHO, Dan ...
 > Philip TAYLOR

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Received on Tuesday, 8 July 2008 17:04:29 UTC