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Re: Using slash inside font-tag does not validate

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 12:37:10 -0500 (EST)
To: "Julian G. F. Zimmerle" <j.zimmerle@cosibis.de>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0301291234530.31928-100000@localhost.localdomain>

On Wed, 29 Jan 2003, Julian G. F. Zimmerle wrote:

> The validator does not validate the following page:
> http://www.schmidt-griffith.de/inhalt/kontakt-w3c.html
> I think that this is a bug, as it validates fine when I replace the
> slash with &#47; or remove it. AFAIK it should be allowed to use slashes
> in the text?

You're using XML syntax such as <p /> in an HTML 4 document.  XML and HTML 
are not compatible.  You should choose either XHTML or HTML.

Liam Quinn
Received on Wednesday, 29 January 2003 12:37:11 UTC

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