[thelist] Why do we say what we say?

David Dorward david at dorward.me.uk
Thu Oct 25 05:24:17 CDT 2007

On 25 Oct 2007, at 11:09, Symeon Charalabides wrote:
> As regards the space before the slash for tags with no closing tag,  
> I it's a XHTML requirement

It isn't. It is an Appendix C non-normative requirement[1].

[1] I absolutely detest the inconsistency between the text/html RFC,  
the XHTML 1.0 spec, the W3C note on XHTML media types and statements  
by the old HTML working group (and stick to HTML 4.01 on the client  

David Dorward

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