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Re: Void elements in HTML

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2008 13:38:04 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.um01dqlf64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 31 Dec 2008 13:32:41 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> Just allow "<command/>".

That just becomes a mess (if you mean that <command> should just be an  
open tag), as <a/>, <script/>, <textarea/> etc. can't be made to work that  
way, <br></br> parses as <br><br>, etc. Would make things very confusing  
for authors.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 31 December 2008 12:38:55 UTC

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