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Re: validator questions-css/html 4.01 trans

From: The Snider's Web <lsnider@thesnidersweb.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 14:27:10 -0300
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To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

Hi David,

Thanks for the info, I didn't know the origins. I will try to do it the CSS 
way, I am trying not to hack unless I have to :)



At 09:46 PM 8/29/2002 +0100, David Woolley wrote:

> > When I put through a page that has a <ul> it tells me that I can't have
> > <br> after </li>. Can anyone tell me how to do it if I can't use <br>? The
> > phrase the validator gave me was:
> > Error: element "BR" not allowed here; assuming missing "LI" start-tag
>Strictly speaking, even having a BR element will not introduce blank
>lines, as its origins owe more to .br in troff, than to line feed in
>ASCII.  However the big 2 do interpret it that way.
>The right way to do is is to set the top and/or bottom margin on LI,
>using CSS, but the hack way to do it on the big 2 (but *NOT* on Lynx)
>is to put the BR before the /LI.

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