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October 26, 2011 at 5:02 pm #89721
“in HTML5” you do not need to use the space or forward slash on those tags to close them. It’s actually preferred to have an explicit ending (<br>); however since HTML5 is backwards compatible it will accept <br />.
As more engines/browsers upgrade, there will be less backwards compatibility to my understanding and the <br /> could be interpreted as <br></br> which could leave two breaks.