[oclug] html tools
bb at L8R.net
Sun Aug 25 22:05:32 EDT 2002
On 25 Aug 2002 21:59:32 -0400
Milan Budimirovic <milan.budimirovic at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-08-25 at 21:31, Brad Barnett wrote:
> > I've noticed some interesting behaviour over the years with missing
> > </p> in netscape.
> > I doubt netscape 6 or IE or opera care now, though.
> > _______________________________________________
> It was the missing </td></tr></table> tags that were the big problem for
> Netscape 4.xx. I don't know which HTML authoring tool produced tables
> without closing table tags, but there were a lot of sites like that. Not
> surprisingly these pages worked just fine in I.E., so it was a huge deal
> convincing self-proclaimed "developers" that their
> non-standards-compliant HTML was causing a problem for some users.
Sure, that too... although the behaviour was correct in that case. A
non-closed table is no table at all.
It's been a while, but whatever problems the missing </p> tags caused were
very obscure. It would do the paragraph, but general oddness ensued.
Problems with fonts and font formating come to mind.
This was about 3 years ago, so sorry I can't be more specific.
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