"*Start tag: required, End tag: required*"

"C.3. Element Minimization and Empty Element Content

Given an empty instance of an element whose content model is not EMPTY (for
example, an empty title or paragraph) do not use the minimized form (e.g.
use <p> </p> and not <p />)."

or you don't like firefox loves standarts?

2008/6/24 Ken McInnes <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:

> G'day all,
> Just a quick 'heads up' on Firefox 3 rendering compared with Firefox 2
> rendering.
> If you 'self-close' a script element in the head, the validators will not
> pick it up as a problem
> - is is well formed xml (element is self-closed) and
> - it is validly placed (correctly placed within the 'head')
> Most browsers will render this OK, BUT Firefox 3 WILL NOT.
> It just renders the page with nothing on it. :-(
> All the pages that I detected this issue were xhtml 1.0 strict, without xml
> declarations, served up as 'text/html'.
> [ Do not have time to experiment at present - up to the eyebrows in
> marking. ]
> Just thought I would pass it on, as it is worth a quick search of your
> webpage coding to see if you have this issue.
> BTW, as a Uni lecturer in Internet Technologies / Web Development I have
> seen lots of html coding problems / validation problems when students do
> things like close 'img' or 'input' elements and validators do not pick it up
> - but have not detected any problems with the script element before.
> Browsers are usually tooooo  forgiving of sloppy code and will render just
> about anything, but this is an interesting change.
> regards
> Ken McInnes
> Adjuct Teaching Fellow
> Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
> Swinburne University of Technology
> P O Box 218
> Hawthorn,  Victoria    3122
> Australia
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