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Re: CDATA in elements and attributes

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 23:46:32 +0200
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: TimP <tim@paneris.co.uk>
Message-ID: <20000413235246-f01010601-a5463fde@>
On 12.04.00 at 14:51, TimP <tim@paneris.co.uk> wrote:

>[The] suggestion on the site is that we get all of [the] web changed to a
>new cgi-bin standard, which ain't gonna happen :)

Nope, you merely need to properly encode ampersands in href attributes on A
elements. Do a global search for "&" in URLs and replace them with "&amp;".
None of your CGI scripts need to be modified, only the calling HTML. This
works perfectly in all browsers except possibly some older versions of
Amaya (W3C testbed browser).
Received on Thursday, 13 April 2000 17:55:12 UTC

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