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Re: Warning: Unescaped & or unknown entity &prot (was Re: TidyGUI)

From: Daniel Biddle <deltab@osian.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2001 19:51:55 +0000 (UTC)
To: webmaster@friedrichsholm.de
cc: html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0106221945520.20503-100000@charizard.blazingfast.net>
On Fri, 22 Jun 2001 webmaster@friedrichsholm.de wrote:

> I've checked a html-site with your program and it shows a warning for this
> site, that looks so:
> "Warning: Unescaped & or unknown entity &prot"
> Because of this warning, I looked at the site-code, but found nothing wrong.
> The reason for this warning is a LINK to a third-party-guestbook, that isn't
> false at all.
> The link looks like:
> "<a href="http://two.guestbook.de/gb.cgi?gid=464529&prot=qgxuxo"
> target="main"><img src="images/btn_gaestebuch.jpg" alt="" border="0"></a>"

You should change this to:

<a href="http://two.guestbook.de/gb.cgi?gid=464529&amp;prot=qgxuxo"
target="main"><img src="images/btn_gaestebuch.jpg" alt="" border="0"></a>

See <http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/appendix/notes.html#h-B.2.2>.

Daniel Biddle <deltab@osian.net>
Received on Friday, 22 June 2001 15:51:48 UTC

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