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Re: validator problem: bogus "entity" in URL

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 08 May 2004 21:46:11 +0100
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1084049171.2468.3.camel@localhost>

On Sat, 2004-05-08 at 21:35, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Sat, 8 May 2004, David Dorward wrote:
> > The validator even tells you exactly how to fix the problem:
> >   If you wish to cause an "&" to appear within text _or_a_URL_, escape
> > it by using "&amp;".
> > ... and it does this directly under the error message.
> 
> I just tried this by validating this page:
> 
>    http://junkyard.damowmow.com/133
> 
> ...as seen here:
> 
>    http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fjunkyard.damowmow.com%2F133&charset=%28detect+automatically%29&doctype=%28detect+automatically%29

Odd, the detailed and really helpful error message I saw does now
appear.

Ah! It only shows up in verbose mode.

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David Dorward       <http://blog.dorward.me.uk/>   <http://dorward.me.uk/>
Received on Saturday, 8 May 2004 16:45:09 GMT

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