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Re: Glitch in validator?

From: Alan Schneider <alansch@zip.com.au>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 1999 08:33:16 -0400 (EDT)
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <37fd8fb1.10543360@smtp.zipworld.com.au>
On Wed, 06 Oct 1999 09:46:45 -0700, Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com> wrote:

>You are wrong, you need to escape the "</", and this is the most
>frequently asked question about the validator.  It's not a bug;
>please see http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/
>as it's been covered there many times.

Oooooops. Sorry to waste your time. And thank you for the
correction, Kynn.
Always something to learn. Ain't it fun!
Serious suggestion though. Since it IS such a commonly
made mistake <grin>...
maybe the validator could specifically check for the
violation and provide a more pertinent message.

Received on Thursday, 7 October 1999 11:28:32 UTC

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