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Re: [css-d] OT: quick XHTML question

Sent by Austin Govella on 25 January 2002 12:12

RUST Randal wrote:

> Respond off list if you want.
> I have a site that has been built in XHMTL 1.0. There are components 
> in the site that are businesses, and I need to include their 
> addresses on several pages.
> In order to keep the address split apart, is the following method 
> acceptable:
> <div id="providerDetails">
> <address>
> <providerName>APPLE TREE CHILDREN'S CENTER</providerName>
> <street>84 WEST AVON ROAD</street>
> <city>AVON</city>
> <state>CT</state>
> <zipCode>06001</zipCode>
> </address>
> </div>
> Can I use XML-style tags here? Just to make the code look more 
> structured? Or will certain browsers run into the tags that aren't 
> in the XHTML Transitional DTD and give the user an error?

you'll have to test to be sure. it is my impression, though, that 
browsers will ignore tags they don't understand.

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