[whatwg] void elements vs. content model = "empty"

On Wed, 20 Jun 2007 00:28:37 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

>> Also, if there's a difference between content=empty and 'void elements'
>> it deserves an explanation.
> One is just about the content model, the other is just about the syntax.
> They're not really related, though it happens to be the case that all
> elements that have an empty content model are void elements in HTML.

FWIW, <script src> has empty content model but still requires the end tag.

Simon Pieters

Received on Wednesday, 20 June 2007 00:19:50 UTC