[wp-hackers] WP issues
foolistbar at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 5 15:22:29 GMT 2007
On 4 Jun 2007, at 21:05, Charles wrote:
>> Actually, you can't make an HTML theme. HTML disallows the solidus
>> on empty tags.
> I know you mean that HTML disallows the minimized syntax for empty
> (since the regular form also uses a solidus in the closing tag),
> but "<br
> />" validates fine for HTML Transitional.
> If you're not the type that requires that your document be
> perfectly valid
> in order to sleep at night (I tend to think of validators as more
> of helper
> tool than a gateway), the minimized form is also 100% reliable even
> if your
> DOCTYPE is HTML Strict, AFAIK.
No, the solidus represents a null end tag. It validates as a NET,
not as a self-closing tag
- Geoffrey Sneddon
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