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Re: W3C Markup Validation Service -- Ampersand (&) in URL

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 16:35:46 +0100
To: "D. McKirahan" <dmckirahan@comcast.net>
Message-Id: <51D2EADC-5450-452D-AFD1-9C447570E6A1@dorward.me.uk>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org


On 12 Jun 2008, at 14:58, D. McKirahan wrote:
>
> However, the URL as written works and the HTML Tidy version does not  
> --
> when pasted into a browser's address bar.

It wouldn't do - it is an HTML representation of a URL, not a URL.  
Browsers are expected to decode &amp; in HTML documents, not in  
address bars.

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David Dorward
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