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[VE][63] Error Message Feedback on <link rel="icon" href="favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon" />

From: Simon Davis <simon.davis@minedu.govt.nz>
Date: Tue, 02 May 2006 09:24:47 +1200
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <E1Fafsy-000583-JF@lisa.w3.org>

Validating http://www.massey.ac.nz/~sglasgow//nzss/template.html
Error [63]: "character data is not allowed here"
Closing ">" is highlighted.

I want to provide a valid link to a favicon
(see wikipedia and w3c references below).

The validator does not like the line below

<link rel="icon" href="favicon.ico" type="image/x-icon" />

But it complies closely (uses .ico rather than .png) with the w3c
It seems to me that either the validator or the documentation could be


thanks in advance

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