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Re: Errors.. checking the content inside href

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 15:28:38 +0100
Message-ID: <49D0D716.30805@dorward.me.uk>
To: Ruud Steltenpool <svg@steltenpower.com>
CC: Thomas Mack <thomasmack@gmail.com>, www-validator@w3.org
Ruud Steltenpool wrote:
> validator coders:
> Many, many people assume that hrefs are an exception to the rule when 
> it comes to "&", maybe it's an idea to make the feedback of the 
> validator more clear&specific in this case?
It already says "The most common cause of this error is unencoded 
ampersands in URLs", in bold text followed by a link titled "Ampersands 
in URLs <http://www.htmlhelp.com/tools/validator/problems.html#amp>", 
and later on says "even inside URLs!" in italics.

Can you suggest any ways to make this clearer?

David Dorward
Received on Monday, 30 March 2009 14:49:38 UTC

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