Re: Problems with & in URIs

From: Liam Quinn (
Date: Sun, Sep 19 1999

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Date: Sun, 19 Sep 1999 19:31:48 -0400
From: Liam Quinn <>
Subject: Re: Problems with & in URIs

Tim Clapp wrote:
> I get a lot of moans from the validator for URIs which contain &
> characters: these are passed as arguments to a cgi script on another
> site. The validator complains that the entity is not defined: surely
> this should only happen on the body of the html, not in a URI. See
> for an example. I hope is is correct and this
> is a bug in the parser. Please let me know otherwise.

It's not a bug; see

Liam Quinn
A Real Validator for Windows,
Web Design Group,