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Since XML is more powerful than HTML, you might think that you need to learn even more elements, but you dont. XML gets its power through simplicity and extensibility, not through a plethora of elements. Well-formed XML is critical in order to maintain the accuracy of your information. Elliotte Rusty Harold presents guidelines for creating well-formed XML.
Real-world Web pages are extremely sloppy. Well-formed HTML is HTML that adheres to XML's well-formedness constraints but only uses standard HTML tags. Well-formed HTML is easier to read than the sloppy HTML most humans and WYSIWYG tools such as FrontPage write. Elliotte Rusty Harold presents guidelines for creating well-formed HTML.