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Re: Dubious validator error. Validator bug or what ?

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 21:56:21 -0700 (PDT)
To: <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: sysadmin <andreip@rnc.ro>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0105302154020.1231-100000@localhost.localdomain>
On Wed, 30 May 2001, Christian Smith wrote:

> On Wednesday, May 30, 2001 at 5:57 AM, andreip@rnc.ro (sysadmin) wrote:
>
> > P.S. Experienced a maybe similar problem with MSIE, in an url like
> > http://server.na.me/cgi-bin/cgi-name?x=y&currentdate=today&z=t
> > it improperly replaced &curren with asc($)+128.
>
> This is why you need to entity encode the & in the URL when the URL is
> used as the value of an href attribute.
>
> The correct format would be
>
> http://server.na.me/cgi-bin/cgi-name?x=y&amp;currentdate=today&z=t

Missed one:

http://server.na.me/cgi-bin/cgi-name?x=y&amp;currentdate=today&amp;z=t

-- 
Liam Quinn
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2001 00:55:22 GMT

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