Re: validator validating non valid page

Thanks for the reply. When the bug was initially posted to bugzilla ( )it was pointed out that 
based on appendic C to the XHTML guidelines 
it is not valid.
Here is the text:

C.3. Element Minimization and Empty Element Content

Given an empty instance of an element whose content model is not EMPTY (for 
example, an empty title or paragraph) do not use the minimized form (e.g. 
use <p> </p> and not <p />).

>From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <>
>To: "L Rutker" <>
>Subject: Re: validator validating non valid page
>Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 18:03:23 +0100
>* L Rutker wrote:
> >The html below was validated at but shouldn't have
> >The self closing script tag should not be valid.
> >      <script language="JavaScript" type="text/javascript"
> >src="/path/path/someScript.js" />
>This is perfectly legal in XHTML 1.0 Transitional.

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Received on Sunday, 16 March 2003 17:58:23 UTC