[svlug] XML vs HTML

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Sun Jul 8 23:01:02 PDT 2001

On Mon, 9 Jul 2001 00:21:35 -0500 
Christopher Lee <clee at gnwy100.wuh.wustl.edu> wrote:

> You might have heard about new HTML coding style changes that are
> XML-related conventions.  As example of the changes for XML
> compliance, all tags are supposed to be closed, e.g., the
> paragraph tag <p> should be closed with a </p> tag at the end of
> the paragraph. ( <p/> might be ok too.)

This was always the case in regard to <p>.  What is new(ish) is the
matching requirement for tags like <li>.  

> Of course, browsers still support the older forms of HTML.

> Hopefully-not-spreading-misinformation-ly yours,

> -chris

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