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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!

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

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