Re: new validator behavoir with character references

From: Liam Quinn (liam@htmlhelp.com)
Date: Fri, Sep 10 1999


Message-ID: <37D998EA.E5DA0D58@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 19:48:58 -0400
From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
To: Curtis Doty <Curtis@GreenKey.net>
CC: www-validator@w3.org
Subject: Re: new validator behavoir with character references

Curtis Doty wrote:
> 
> I  haven't changed a thing, but the validator has recently started
> whining at my use of charcter references. This page used to validate
> fine.
> 
> Error at line 4:
>        <link REV=made HREF="mailto:&#x43;&#x75;&#x72;&#x74;&#x6
> (truncated)
>        "X43" is not a function name ^
> 
> This a feature or a bug?

It's a bug. The W3C Validator's SGML declaration isn't up-to-date with
the HTML 4.0 Recommendation's errata.

-- 
Liam Quinn
A Real Validator for Windows, http://arealvalidator.com
Web Design Group, http://www.htmlhelp.com