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[Bug 12817] The hr element (and others) Compliments for a great piece of work. However, one issue threatens to undermine the future of HTML5: wellformedness is not required. This may generally lead to ambiguity (did the author intentionally omit the closing tag?) and

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Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 10:25:53 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12817

Ms2ger <Ms2ger@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Ms2ger <Ms2ger@gmail.com> 2011-05-30 10:25:52 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #0)
> Compliments for a great piece of work. However, one issue threatens to
> undermine the future of HTML5: wellformedness is not required. This may
> generally lead to ambiguity (did the author intentionally omit the closing
> tag?) and slower parsing (larger context required). It would be a missed
> opportunity if HTML5 would not meet this generic XML requirement. Meanwhile,
> the whole professional world has learned to <hr /> and <br />. Please consider
> abandoning this "feature".

I believe Mark Pilgrim would translate this into English as "I am as high as a
kite".

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