[whatwg] Allow trailing slash in always-empty HTML5 elements?

Robert Sayre sayrer at gmail.com
Wed Nov 29 14:35:04 PST 2006

On 11/29/06, Robert Sayre <sayrer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/29/06, Robert Sayre <sayrer at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Ok, I have submitted a bug report.
> >
> > http://trac.wordpress.org/ticket/3406
> >
> > Let's see what happens.
> Well, that didn't seem too effective. :/

Ah, if you visit now, you'll find a WHAT-WG member has written
"fundamental flaw with the way WordPress has been built" in bright red
letters. Not exactly Dale Carnegie material.

It still seems impossible to file a bug on teXtHTML.

Sam Ruby wrote:
> Drawing lines in the sand and maintaining that "<br />" is invalid is only going to make more
> busy work for a lot of people.  If you try to explain why this decision was made, most won't
> understand, and eventually most will decide that compliance isn't worth the bother.



Robert Sayre

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