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Re: URL with & - Question

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 26 Nov 2000 23:34:08 +0100
Message-ID: <009101c057f8$fe1b6cd0$c7e0a8c0@de>
To: "Jim MacGregor" <jimali@cais.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
* "Jim MacGregor" <jimali@cais.com> wrote:
| I received a URL from a web service vendor that contains an & in it.
|
| According to the FAQ at the W3C
| (http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/problems.html#amp) this is
| invalid. The W3C software will not validate a page with an & in it.
|
| Question: Should the author of a page be allowed to display the Valid
| HTML logo from the W3C if this is the only reason for not validating?

The object isn't valid, so you can't claim validity.
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