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Re: Identifying end tags

From: J. King <jking@dark-phantasy.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2006 06:47:20 +0200
To: "Patrick H. Lauke" <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Cc: www-html <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tbnosx1mplbshj@briann.wlfdle.phub.net.cable.rogers.com>

On Sat, 24 Jun 2006 08:01:20 -0400, Patrick H. Lauke
<redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:

> So, not only can authors make a mess by wrongly nesting different tags,  
> but also by then using the wrong attribute in the closing tag?
> I really don't see the benefit here, other than for the author - which  
> shouldn't be a consideration when it comes to the construction of the  
> language, IMHO.

I don't even see a benefit for the author; one of the reasons I gladly use
HTML is that I don't have to type so many end-tags that are really not
necessary.  This is the complete opposite.

J. King
Received on Monday, 26 June 2006 10:17:34 UTC

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