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Can't this entire site be replaced with:

<html> <body> <h1>YES</h1> </body> </html>

In HTML5, both the <html> and <body> tags are completely optional, as are their closing tags. Since there's no other content on this "page", you don't need to close the header either, so you could replace everything with:


The title tag is required, though (unless you’re in an iframe), and an h1 tag must be closed (unlike, e.g., paragraph and list item tags). So your minimal page looks like:

  <!DOCTYPE html>





Dang, apparently so. Guess I was wrong.

The world's most inane objection: If you force the validator to HTML5 mode, (as in the first and second links) then you don't need to declare a DOCTYPE, a savings of 16 bytes. Not that you would ever do that for a real document, since it's a dumb idea.

forcing the validator to HTML5 mode would imply the doctype, wouldn't it, as the only way to force a browser to HTML5 mode is to include a doctype.

That's what I half expected the page to be, much like http://hasthelargehadroncolliderdestroyedtheworldyet.com

And a full refund if the LHC site you linked is wrong too!


And if it does, the page will be updated to "Yes.", right?

Close - It will update to "Yup." The source code reads:

    if (!(typeof worldHasEnded == "undefined")) {
    } else {
And, it even comes with a warranty:

> <!-- if the lhc actually destroys the earth & this page isn't yet updated please email mike@frantic.org to receive a full refund -->

Very Steve Jobs-ish. Yup. Nope.

That silly page have 6 of Pagerank... and i have years trying to get some of mine out of zero!

Which would be right bugger when you changed them all, went back to the site and found you had to change them again.

you forgot your <blink></blink> tags!

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