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Re: Parsing HREFs?

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2006 18:20:02 -0500 (EST)
To: www-validator@w3.org
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On Mon, 20 Feb 2006, Lachlan Hunt wrote:

> Liam Quinn wrote:
> > I have updated the text at 
> > http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/problems.html#amp to also discuss 
> > cases that are problems for modern browsers:
> > 
> >    <!-- This is invalid! --> <a
> >    href="foo.cgi?chapter=1&section=2&copy=3&lang=en">...</a>
> > 
> >    ... Since &lang; is the HTML entity for the
> >    left-pointing angle bracket, some browsers also convert &lang=en to 
> >    </=en ...
> 
> Although it technically should do that, I couldn't find any browser that 
> actually does.

BlackBerry Browser 4.0.0 and 4.0.2 do it.  (4.1.0 does not.)

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Liam Quinn
Received on Sunday, 19 February 2006 23:20:22 GMT

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