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Re: layout of web pages

> The specific problem with the <p> tags is that many people misunderstand
> them, and many browsers appear to interpret <p> tags the way that people
> expect them to work (i.e. put some space here) rather than the way they
> should work.

 It's amazing to see the Big Companies, with their Big Bucks, ignoring the
standards... why do they do that? The HTML their tools create is really

> For this reason, I recommend the paired form, since that is completely
> clear.

 It's clear to me, I don't need to make it clear to somebody who doesn't
know HTML.
 And if you write:

<p>dddddddddddd. dddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd
ddddddd. ddddddddddddddddddddddddd.

 It's clear what the <p>'s are and you are also handling the problem of
broken browsers (`</p><p>' == `<p>*2').

> Of course, I do use omit tags myself - I almost always omit </li> on short
> lists, and </td> in tables.  Maybe we need a policy on this.  Maybe it
> doesn't matter :-)

 It doesn't =).

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