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Re: [whatwg] Problem in the Section "4 Elements of HTML => 4.4 Sections => 4.4.2 The Section element

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:15:30 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAujGTqX8RnT_==p7Eh49j0nevbUrOLa98U4vsaAs-fxw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> And I suppose by weird formation you mean the example that starts with
>
> <!DOCTYPE Html>
> <Html
>  ><Head
>    ><Title
>      >Graduation Ceremony Summer 2022</Title
>    ></Head
>  ><Body
>    ><H1
>
>
>> can anybody tell me if this is known/on purpous
>
>
> My guess is that it's an accidental result of some software used to maintain
> the document. It's not incorrect, just odd, because it deviates from the
> coding style used otherwise, both in the use of spaces between tag close (>)
> and in casing (capitalized tag names).

No, it's intentional.  Hixie purposely varied his style across
examples, to show that certain variances in the syntax were allowed
and perfectly fine.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 13 September 2012 18:16:24 UTC

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