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validator bug?

From: Randy Nichols <randynichols@yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 18:16:58 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <20060517011658.21114.qmail@web33406.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

The attached HTML file failed the validator because
there was an "&" embedded in a single-quoted string
inside a double-quoted string of JavaScript that was
the value of an "onClick" attribute of a button.

Warning Line 1666 column 113: cannot generate system
identifier for general entity "ftype".
'New', 550, 450);" value="Ne..

It seems to me that no escaping should be necessary
inside such quoted strings from the HTML validator's


Randy Nichols

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