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Re: [VE][338] PHP sessions and ampersands in URLs

From: Olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2005 12:00:02 +0900
To: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050427030001.GA15318@w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

On Tue, Apr 26, 2005, Nick Kew wrote:
> > http://www.w3.org/QA/2005/04/php-session
> > 
> Experience suggests that many of the people who ask FAQs will never
> read through a document that long.
> How about opening it with a brief summary along the lines of:
> 	"Ampersands in HTML have a special meaning.  PHP deals
> 	incorrectly with this, and in consequence generates bad HTML.
> 	This document explains the problem and a simple solution."

Good point. Actually, there is already such an intro line:
"Why using PHP sessions causes invalid HTML and XHTML to be generated,
and how to fix it." but maybe expanding it a little would help?

David, what do you think?
Received on Wednesday, 27 April 2005 03:00:10 UTC

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