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Re: illformed document validated

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 19:26:12 +0200
To: Karl-Michael Schneider <schneide@phil.uni-passau.de>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <dcs5ju0qubf1hf2nnhhmv9437utkk160fn@4ax.com>

* Karl-Michael Schneider wrote:
>Below is a small test document which in my opinion is not valid html but is
>validated by the W3C validator at http://validator.w3.org/.

><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN"
>      "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">
>  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
>  <title>Test</title>

The start- and end-tags of the body element are optional, the document
is valid.
Received on Monday, 15 July 2002 13:26:41 UTC

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