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Re: Validation issue

From: Kynn Bartlett <kynn@idyllmtn.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2003 07:49:59 -0800
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
To: "LECHNER, Georg" <Georg.LECHNER@bka.gv.at>
Message-Id: <C24F8B84-6522-11D7-945B-000393D9E692@idyllmtn.com>

Write your URLs with &amp; everywhere you see a "raw" &.  This will fix
the problem and has no negative effects (your links will still work in 
every
browser).

BTW, this is the most common question on this list.

--Kynn

On Wednesday, April 2, 2003, at 06:27 AM, LECHNER, Georg wrote:

>
> Dera Sirs,
>
> I am the web designer of the Official Austrian Data Protection Website 
> (www.bka.gv.at/datenschutz/). I am working hard to make my site confom 
> to all standards, and I use the validator routinely (Thanks for this 
> very useful tool BTW).
>
> I have just one problem. The Validator keeps complaining about URLs to 
> the website of the European Union. Just run 
> http://www.bka.gv.at/datenschutz/dsg2000e.htm through the validator, 
> and you will see. I have no control over these URLs, and everything 
> else on the page is OK. It would be OK if it pointed out these URLs as 
> potentially troublesome, but it should not say that the page is bad 
> HTML!
>
> Best regards,
>
> Mag. Georg LECHNER
>
>
>
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