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Re: Error Message Feedback

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 19:49:53 +0200
Message-ID: <4523F441.7020900@gmail.com>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
CC: Rick Stanley <rstanley@rsiny.com>, www-validator@w3.org

On 2006-10-04 19:31, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Rick Stanley wrote:
> 
>> Warning Line 5 column 44:
>> character "<" is the first character of a delimiter but occurred as data.
>>  <meta name="revised" content="Time-stamp: <2006-10-03 22:54:38 rick> 
>> " />
> 
> The warning is misleading. The character "<" is just a data character 
> when it appears inside an attribute value. There it is not a delimiter 
> of any kind.

In XML, '<' must be escaped when used in attribute values.

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David Håsäther
Received on Wednesday, 4 October 2006 17:50:02 GMT

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