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From: Gerard Talbot <info@gtalbot.org>
Date: Sun, 08 May 2005 12:02:17 -0500
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <4a0cd49d5c731287cd9e5ab5593d4f94@gtalbot.org>

If there is no <title>Some title<title> in the document, why not simply indicate this straightforwardly instead of bringing up this rather confusing (not direct, not straightforward) message:

end tag for "HEAD" which is not finished

Most likely, You nested tags and closed them in the wrong order. For example <p><em>...</p> is not acceptable, as <em> must be closed before <p>. Acceptable nesting is: <p><em>...</em></p>

Another possibility is that you used an element (e.g. 'ul') which requires a child element (e.g. 'li') that you did not include. Hence the parent element is "not finished", not complete.

How about something like: 

<title>...</title> missing in HEAD block. 

The title element is required in the HEAD block of HTML documents.

Gérard Talbot
Received on Monday, 9 May 2005 14:30:32 UTC

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