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Re: W3C validator - BUG

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 18:16:13 +0000 (GMT)
To: Herbert Rosenau <hr@dv-rosenau.de>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0403121811490.15488@hugin.webthing.com>

> > http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/problems.html#amp
> >
> Then you would be able to show what error in the file is!

Just read the URL David gave you, and it's obvious.

> script. How can the validator know what kind, names and type the
> script looks for?

The validator is telling you the HTML is bogus.  The above URL tells
you how to fix it.  The script is immaterial: it cares about what
the browser passes, which is derived from the HTML by the browser
applying standard rules.

> Give a sample to write an URL with parameters that gets interpreted by
> the validator without crying.

Any valid URL.

> Come on with a script that shows an URL that points to a CGI script
> that needs parameters that can be misinterpreded as an HTML keyword.

FFS, just read the URL David already gave you and fix your ampersands!

Nick Kew
Received on Friday, 12 March 2004 13:16:44 UTC

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