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4.01 validation inconsistency re: <p> in HTML 4.01

From: Newman, Chuck <chuck.newman@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 12:48:16 -0500
Message-ID: <628BFCE8B64706469FE4D4852CEC953704632DA4@tayexc14.americas.cpqcorp.net>
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
Cc: "Newman, Chuck" <chuck.newman@hp.com>

 I submitted a web page for verification to
http://validator.w3.org/file-upload.html.  It reported that:
	  This Page Is Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional!
...and stated that I could add the following HTML to the page.
      <a href="http://validator.w3.org/check/referer"><img border="0"
          alt="Valid HTML 4.01!" height="31" width="88"></a>

I did so, and then the page would no longer validate -- it complained
about the <p> directive.

Removing the <p> and </p> resulted in a page that validates.
Received on Monday, 23 February 2004 12:56:12 UTC

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