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Re: w3c validator - possible error

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 10:04:42 +0100
Cc: "www-validator@w3.org Community" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3376E880-2568-4C4F-97F8-0EDB4B62FF07@dorward.me.uk>
To: Manuel Calvo <ak.abaddon@gmail.com>

On 19 May 2011, at 15:45, Manuel Calvo wrote:
> As you can see, the first example doesn't have the <html> opening tag (which should be required) and still pass the code as valid.

It is valid. http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/syntax.html#optional-tags

If you think that part of HTML 5 shouldn't be backwards compatible with HTML 4 then you should raise that with the working group.

David Dorward

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