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Ampersands (was Re: [VE][338] New Error Message Suggestion)

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 11:03:48 +0000
Cc: "'www-validator@w3.org'" <www-validator@w3.org>
To: "Ullrich, Andreas" <Andreas.Ullrich@DREGIS.com>
Message-Id: <8F286080-136D-11D8-85D1-000A957E4F00@dorward.me.uk>


On Monday, Nov 10, 2003, at 10:00 Europe/London, Ullrich, Andreas 
wrote:Lo

(I've changed the subject because this thread isn't about the error 
message... for that matter it isn't really on topic on this list)

> Line 9, column 27: cannot generate system identifier for general 
> entity "v"
> <a href="test.php?f=region&v=1">test</a>

> what is the problem??

&v is not an entity.

> The delimiter [&] makes the mistakes. Is this no valide XHTML1.1 
> ??????????

Correct.

<http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=ampersand+validate>

leads to

<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/2000Feb/0035.html>

which answers the question.
Received on Monday, 10 November 2003 06:27:40 GMT

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