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Re: Error Message. & did not start a character reference. (& probably should have been escaped as &.)

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2013 21:43:55 +0100
To: "CEO nativapps" <ceo@nativapps.com>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <274FE659-6F3B-4094-A7C0-56CA11147389@dorward.me.uk>
On 26 Oct 2013, at 1:27, CEO nativapps wrote:
> I was checking www.nativapps.com and the W3C checker give me this 
> error:
>
> & did not start a character reference. (& probably should have been 
> escaped as &amp;.)
>
> This is not an error

Yes, it is.

> because we are using href

That makes no difference. You are representing the URL in an HTML 
document not in plain text. & should be expressed as &amp;.

-- 
David Dorward
http://dorward.co.uk/
Received on Saturday, 26 October 2013 20:44:31 UTC

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