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Re: Error validating <head> element

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 09:46:28 +0100
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <5CA80D0F-5FD6-402F-8110-F82D8C2DDA88@dorward.me.uk>
To: Jim Haungs <jhaungs@yahoo.com>

On 16 Aug 2009, at 21:36, Jim Haungs wrote:

> The following simple file, gives the error below when validating by  
> direct input.  Clearly the <head> is properly terminated.

> Line 5, Column 7: end tag for "head" which is not finished

It said it found the end tag. So it is properly terminated. The error  
is "not finished" not "end tag not found".

Copying and pasting your code into the direct input reveals that your  
*exact* problem is described in the extended information under the  

	For instance, in HTML the <head> element must contain a <title> child  

(Please direct follow-ups to www-validator and not directly to me.  

David Dorward
Received on Monday, 17 August 2009 08:47:06 UTC

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