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Bug while validating a web page

From: Patricia Bouyer <Patricia.Bouyer@crans.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 23:07:35 +0100
Message-Id: <EDDF9CDC-30BD-4B0F-B458-34771636D14E@crans.org>
To: www-validator@w3.org


While using the validator for debugging a web site, I have found a  
bug in the HTML validator (or at least I think so). The error  
concerns the tag for closing a table. I had written </TABLE instead  
of </TABLE> on my web page, and this had a buggy behaviour on some  
navigators (like opera or safari, but not firefox). However, the page  
was validated as "Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional".

I have tried to simplify the buggy page (but if I simplify too much,  
the bug is no more there). The buggy web page (though validated) is  
available at the address
The corresponding correct page is

Best regards,

Patricia Bouyer.
Received on Thursday, 3 November 2005 05:12:12 UTC

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