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Re: spaces in css link URI bug in validator?

From: Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2010 13:38:54 +0000
Message-ID: <4CF7A16E.30806@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: l.top@brein.nl
CC: www-validator-css@w3.org
Have you considered encoding the spaces as %20 ?
Philip Taylor
l.top@brein.nl wrote:
> Hello,
> Today I stumbled upon, what I believe to be, a bug in the CSS validator.
> After checking a complete webpage thru an URI
> (http://acceptatie.www.franekeradeel.nl/bestuur en organisatie
> <http://acceptatie.www.franekeradeel.nl/bestuur en organisatie>) the
> validator concludes that there is an error in a specific CSS file
> (http://acceptatie.www.franekeradeel.nl/nl/brein/inproces/website/themas/franekeradeel/css/bestuur
> en organisatie.css
> <http://acceptatie.www.franekeradeel.nl/nl/brein/inproces/website/themas/franekeradeel/css/bestuur%20en%20organisatie.css>).
> The error shown is: *Parse Error Lexical error at line 1, column 3.
> Encountered: "D" (68), after : "<!"*
> However, if I check only that specific CSS file thru an URI, the
> validator confirms that it is valid CSS. Some of my webpages have this
> problem, some don't. After some testing I've reached the conclusion that
> it is probably caused by the use of a space in the link href.
> I would appreciate it if you could classify this problem as a bug and
> solve it in a future release. If the cause is indeed the use of a space
> in the href, a confirmation of that would be greatly appreciated.
Received on Thursday, 2 December 2010 13:39:30 UTC

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