Planet13 - 5:22 pm on Jun 2, 2013 (gmt 0)
Many browsers can recover form that, but often not Google.
Ok, let's approach it another way.
Is there a way using either fetch as googlebot in webmaster tools or by looking at the google cached version of the page to rule OUT the possibility that google is getting hung up on html markup errors?
I am not just being lazy. I am concerned that my attempt to "fix" markup errors will make things worse. Plus, as you alluded to, their is no one standardized markup validator, so I might end up chasing my tail fixing an error in one validator only to cause an error in another validator...