Re: mixed signals on "Writing HTML documents", tutorial, etc.

On Jun 18, 2007, at 19:47, Maurice Carey wrote:

> Optional tags
> Certain tags can be omitted.
> Wouldn't it be better to say that implementers (browsers) are  
> required to
> support documents under circumstances where certain tags were  
> omitted but
> authors must strive for proper valid markup....or is the official  
> position
> of the working group that there's nothing wrong with omitting html,  
> head,
> and body tags in an html5 document?

The stance of the current HTML 5 draft is that it is conforming (i.e.  
proper) to omit the tags listed in the section you are referring to.

*Just like it was in HTML 4.01.*

Henri Sivonen

Received on Tuesday, 19 June 2007 07:06:54 UTC