Abbreviated end tags found in a XML file

Simon St.Laurent SimonStL at
Mon Apr 20 21:37:08 BST 1998

Bryan Gilbert found these:


This is definitely _not_ acceptable.  I suspect the option for allowing this 
notation still exists in MSXML, but it isn't XML.

The complete discussion of the MSXML </> is available at

When this topic last arose, Chris Lovett seemed to have promised the end of 
these misformed XML files with:

>Woops - this as an oversight. Turns out this XML is generated dynamically
>via JavaScript and I forgot to update this script. This will be fixed

There must be a few still floating around.

Simon St.Laurent
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