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Re: DTD 4.01 for ignoring & in CGI URL

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 11:10:00 -0700
Message-Id: <a0510030eb78218e8923c@[]>
To: "JohnTNYC" <johntnyc@yahoo.com>, <www-validator@w3.org>
At 1:42 PM -0400 2001/7/23, JohnTNYC wrote:
>I think what Nester is saying is that his pages are generated on the fly by
>interchange 4.6 (an ecommerce platform).  This product currently generates
>non-encoded ampersands in URLs.  This bug is scheduled to be fixed and, in
>fact, IS fixed in the development (unstable) build of 4.7 of this product,
>which, for obvious stability reasons, Nester can't use.  What I think he
>wanted, was to be able to patch a DTD *temporarily* so that he could be sure
>everything else on his pages is correct and disregard the ampersands.  When
>the new version of the platform he runs his site on is stable, he'll switch
>to it and then ditch the temporary DTD.  Does that make sense to everyone

Why doesn't he just ignore the errors about ampersands?


Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Received on Monday, 23 July 2001 14:29:29 UTC

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