HTML Footers and Outlook/Word 2003?

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed May 21 19:38:27 IST 2008

Paul Hutchings wrote:
> Thanks, I'm afraid I'm not an HTML person so it was knocked up in an
> HTML editor that obviously looked right but wasn't (weird how 5 editors
> can knock out 5 different sets of HTML for something that looks so
> simple!).
> I've passed it through the html parser and unless someone can give me a
> reason not to use it, this is what it spits out:
> <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
> <html>
> <head>
> <meta name="generator" content=
> "HTML Tidy for Linux/x86 (vers 11 February 2007), see">
> <title></title>
> </head>
> <body>
> <hr>
That should be <hr />
> <font face="tahoma,arial" size="2"><b>MIRA Ltd</b><br>
All those <br> tags should be <br />. I don't think this is a very good 
HTML tidier :-(
It is spitting out incorrect HTML.


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