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message number: #404

From: d@vid seaward <d@vid>
Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 12:57:23 +0200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <20040515105723.9401D4BDAA@ws1-17.us4.outblaze.com>


I got message number 404 for code that incorrectly included an ampersand, but the message refers to the less-than sign...

<li><strong>Co-ordinators</strong> Sean Kennedy & "Fuzzy" Simon</li>

If you wish to include the "<" character in your output, you should escape it as "&lt;". Another possibility is that you forgot to close quotes in a previous tag.

...I'm guessing that either this message was incorrectly triggered, or it should be generalised for &lt; &gt; and &amp;

thanks for a great service!


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