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Re: Error message about unescaped ampersand is mistakenly escaped

From: olivier Thereaux <ot@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 09:08:14 -0500
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-Id: <45591E08-5DDD-448A-9F81-33C4FDFAB442@w3.org>
To: Thomas Rutter <TRutter@groupwise.swin.edu.au>
Hi Thomas,

On 19-Feb-09, at 10:01 PM, Thomas Rutter wrote:

> Text of error message received:
>
> &amp; did not start a character reference. (&amp; probably should  
> have been escaped as &amp;amp;.).
>
>
> I believe this should read:
>
> '&' did not start a character reference. ('&' probably should have  
> been escaped as '&amp;'.).

Indeed, we have this bug on our radar:
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=6302

This is a problem specific to our html5 integration. We hope it will  
get fixed soon.

Thanks!
-- 
olivier
Received on Tuesday, 24 February 2009 14:08:23 GMT

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