[whatwg] Problem in the Section "4 Elements of HTML => 4.4 Sections => 4.4.2 The Section element

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 11:15:30 PDT 2012

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 11:09 AM, Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela at cs.tut.fi> wrote:
> And I suppose by weird formation you mean the example that starts with
> <!DOCTYPE Html>
> <Html
>  ><Head
>    ><Title
>      >Graduation Ceremony Summer 2022</Title
>    ></Head
>  ><Body
>    ><H1
>> can anybody tell me if this is known/on purpous
> My guess is that it's an accidental result of some software used to maintain
> the document. It's not incorrect, just odd, because it deviates from the
> coding style used otherwise, both in the use of spaces between tag close (>)
> and in casing (capitalized tag names).

No, it's intentional.  Hixie purposely varied his style across
examples, to show that certain variances in the syntax were allowed
and perfectly fine.


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