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Re: Potential bug in the W3C validator

From: Philip Taylor <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 22:30:44 +0100
To: William Wattermann <william.wattermann@gmail.com>, www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <570EBA84.1040309@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
I get the same error in both cases :

> Error: Bad value C:\Users\Wattermann\NECC\Info 1710 (Web
> Development)\oceanside.html for attribute href on element a: Illegal
> character in scheme data: \ is not allowed.

Philip Taylor
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William Wattermann wrote:
> Hello! I am a beginning Web Developer, and I wanted to ask if there
> is a good reason why, when I validate the same file via 1. direct
> input and 2. file upload, it comes up with a different answer?
> According to the direct input I have no mistakes (it is a textbook
> project, so I would hope that there aren't any!) but when I use file
> upload, it tells me there is a mistake. Am I doing something
> different? I attached the HTML file to this email.
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