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Re: DTD 4.01 for ignoring & in CGI URL

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2001 17:28:05 +0200
To: Nestor Diaz <nestor@engendro.com>
cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20010823184235-r01010800-ccd193d1-0910-010c@localhost>
On 23.07.01 at 15:23, Nestor Diaz <nestor@engendro.com> wrote:

>On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, Terje Bless wrote:
>
>>On 23.07.01 at 11:10, Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com> wrote:
>>
>>>Why doesn't he just ignore the errors about ampersands?
>>
>>Because there are about two billion of them? :-)
>>
>>Nestor: I think I can throw together a patch to "check" for you that will
>>ignore messages specifically for amperstands in URIs. Sometime in the
>>next few days maybe...?
>>
>>If you grok Perl you could do it yourself. In "check" there are a few
>>"next if /Some error message/" statements in the error parsing code. You
>>can add another here that simply skips messages matching the amperstand
>>errors.
>
>Thanks i was thinking in making this work, however i will have to know the
>internals of the program and how it interacts with the parser.

Uhm, did I ever actually produce such a patch for you? I thought I did, but
now I can't find it in my email archives. Did you manage to solve your
problem?
Received on Thursday, 23 August 2001 12:42:39 GMT

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