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Re: Unescaped XML Ampersands Incorrectly Validated

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2004 02:35:58 +0100
To: "Sean B. Palmer" <sean@mysterylights.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <404592db.622715467@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Sean B. Palmer wrote:
>This is not well-formed, but the validator passes it:
>
>http://infomesh.net/200X/valid-amp-bug.html

>Please let me know whether this is appropriate enough a bug to enter 
>into the database at <http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>. (It would also 
>be appreciated if the validator.w3.org feedback page were more 
>bug-report oriented!)

Well, we know the Validator does not check for well-formedness. We could
file a bug report for every aspect of well-formedness that is unchecked
by the validator, but since we know these "bugs" are there and will all
go away once we check for well-formedness I think it is not worth the
effort.
Received on Sunday, 29 February 2004 20:35:49 GMT

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