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Re: Passed validation with wrong markup....

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 13:35:09 +0100
Message-Id: <93A7F722-02B2-4DE4-8072-1410D2D2719F@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
To: "NOWAR.MEANS.PEACE@GMAIL.com" <nowar.means.peace@gmail.com>

On 4 Sep 2007, at 08:45, NOWAR.MEANS.PEACE@GMAIL wrote:
> When looking in the source I saw that the links had a BACKSLASH in  
> it, instead of a SLASH.
>
> So why is it that the w3c validator gives a passed validation for a  
> sloppy code?
Because, in HTML, the value of the href attribute is allowed to  
contain backslash characters. It might not mean what was intended,  
but that doesn't make it invalid.

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David Dorward
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