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[whatwg] Allow trailing slash in always-empty HTML5 elements?

From: Alexey Feldgendler <alexey@feldgendler.ru>
Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 17:13:37 +0600
Message-ID: <op.tj22szzv1h6og4@feldgendler.plesk.ru>
On Thu, 30 Nov 2006 03:42:38 +0600, Sam Ruby <rubys at intertwingly.net> wrote:

> What should be the most damning of all is that I found an example on the most
> prominent page on the mozilla.org site.  No one can say that the authors of
> that page didn't make a conscious choice in the DOCTYPE for that page.  No
> one can say that the authors of that page are ignorant. No one can say that
> mozilla has a(n entirely) cavalier attitude towards standards.

I was surprised to find the W3C validator consider this page valid. A bug in the validator?

Alexey Feldgendler <alexey at feldgendler.ru>
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Received on Tuesday, 5 December 2006 03:13:37 UTC

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