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Re: Underscore in META NAME value

From: Terje Bless <link@tss.no>
Date: Sat, 23 Jun 2001 02:14:10 +0200
To: "Blackwood, David" <David.Blackwood@ccra-adrc.gc.ca>
cc: "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20010623023755-b01010705-ecd8014d-0910-010c@192.168.1.6>
On 22.06.01 at 11:30, Blackwood, David <David.Blackwood@ccra-adrc.gc.ca>
wrote:

>As of today it would appear that the NAME attribute value in a META tag
>can no longer include an underscore.  For example the code '<META
>NAME="Date_Created" CONTENT="2001-05-15">', which never produced an error
>before, now produces 'Error: character "_" is not allowed in the value of
>attribute "NAME"' when using the W3C HTML Validation Service.  Is this
>correct?  It is not identified as one of the corrections in the CVS log.

Can you provide an URL that validated earlier which no longer does? I can't
offhand think of any change that would affect this, but there's been some
rather sweeping changes lately so anythings possible I suppose.
Received on Friday, 22 June 2001 20:38:01 GMT

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