Re: When to use <p></p>

Rainer Klute (
Tue, 19 Dec 1995 11:14:52 +0100

><P> is not a container object, so there is no </P>. You can throw it
>in, and most browsers won't mind. It's not a required element, though.
> <P> is just a paragraph seperator, not a container.
>Hope that helps!

No, it doesn't help, because it is plainly wrong. P *is* a
container object. However, due to SGML's OMITTAG feature you may
leave out the end tag </P> is most (all?) cases because it is
implied by the context.

(Not that Web browsers understand something about SGML, but...)

Best regards
Rainer Klute

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