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Subject: Re: XSL Examples available
From: Chris Maden <crism@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 1999 14:13:24 -0500 (EST)

> I haven't tried it myself, as I confess all my experiments have been
> with IE4+, but might <BR></BR> fool NN? Hopefully it will
> acknowledge the opening tag and ignore the closing one.

NS interprets </BR> as a mis-entered <BR>.  Netscape (and IE, I think)
determine a tag name from < to space or >.  So <BR/> is recognized as
a start-tag for the unknown BR/ element.

When creating XHTML by hand, <br /> will work.  But transformation
engines can't be forced to do that.  The perfectly legal syntax that I
use is <br class="hack"/>.

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