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<br /> in html 4

 
 
Robert Frost-Bridges
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      07-19-2005
David Dorward wrote:

> Robert Frost-Bridges wrote:
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>>> Long version: http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/html/empty.html

>>
>> Thanks David, I might have known Jukka would have a take on this. Reading
>> it however, it still seems to imply that <br /> should not validate to
>> html 4 strict. And yet http://brightonfixedodds.net/br_test.html does.

>
> So does: "<p> <br>> </p>"
> But "<meta>> </head>" won't
>
> Character data is allowed in divs.


Ah yes, I've got it now. Thank you for your time.

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Robert
http://brightonfixedodds.net

 
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Andy Dingley
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      07-19-2005
On Tue, 19 Jul 2005 22:18:57 +0100, Robert Frost-Bridges
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>Reading it
>however, it still seems to imply that <br /> should not validate to html 4
>strict.


No, it's valid. It's just that it means

"linebreak
>"


rather than merely "linebreak"


It's still not a good idea to do it.
 
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