Optional Html Tag



                Which statement is correct?


1.       A HTML 5 document MUST have an html element open and close tag.

2.       A HTML 5 document SHOULD have an html element open and close

3.       A HTML 5 document MAY have an html element open and close tag.


                I glanced at the specification and it states that it
MUST contain an HTML tag, but the W3C validator and most browsers will
successfully parse an HTML document without an HTML tag.




Ben Ellis



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