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Re: Error Message Feedback

From: Rick Stanley <rstanley@rsiny.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 14:25:47 -0400
To: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Cc: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <1159986347.7960.121.camel@localhost.localdomain>

There is a successful workaround for this:

<meta name="revised" content='Time-stamp: "2006-10-04 14:23:07 rick"' />

It successfully updates the Time-stamp:, validates for both XHTML and
CSS, and works correctly in the browsers.

Thanks!

Rick

On Wed, 2006-10-04 at 19:49 +0200, David Håsäther wrote:
> 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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