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Re: Nu HTML Checker and ampersands

From: Michael[tm] Smith <mike@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 14:40:14 +0900
To: Rich Webster <rwebster@bcpl.org>
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20150715054014.GW5721@sideshowbarker.net>
Hi Rich,

Rich Webster <rwebster@bcpl.org>, 2015-07-14 14:44 -0400:
> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/CAL2Gn_0EQsRntC8NwqVpkDPPHu2iPSKpXmy6OT0mDq+81V5pgQ@mail.gmail.com>
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Thank you for the service. The Nu HTML Checker takes my copied and pasted
> source, with ampersands coded as &amp;, and changes them to plain &s when
> it does the validation test.

Thanks for the report. I doesn’t do that if you use the form at
https://validator.w3.org/nu/ directly. So please consider doing that instead.

I see that it does change the ampersands if you instead use the form at
https://validator.w3.org/ So that’s a bug that I need to fix. But the right
way to never run into it is to never use https://validator.w3.org/ but to
instead always just use https://validator.w3.org/nu/

  —Mike

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