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validator/htdocs/docs errors.html,1.32,1.33

From: Olivier Thereaux via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2005 05:55:39 +0000
To: www-validator-cvs@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1DsDk3-0004md-C0@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/validator/htdocs/docs
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv18377

Modified Files:
Log Message:
making up to date with error metadata before beta release

Index: errors.html
RCS file: /sources/public/validator/htdocs/docs/errors.html,v
retrieving revision 1.32
retrieving revision 1.33
diff -u -d -r1.32 -r1.33
--- errors.html	21 Jun 2005 05:56:12 -0000	1.32
+++ errors.html	12 Jul 2005 05:55:36 -0000	1.33
@@ -646,6 +646,12 @@
       &amp;Aelig; and &amp;aelig; are different characters.
+      If this error appears in some markup generated by PHP's session handling
+      code, <a href="http://www.w3.org/QA/2005/04/php-session" 
+      title="Ampersands, PHP Sessions and Valid HTML">this article</a> has 
+      explanations and solutions to your problem.
+    </p>
+    <p>
       Note that in most documents, errors related to entity references will
       trigger up to 5 separate messages from the Validator. Usually these
       will all disappear when the original problem is fixed.
@@ -720,9 +726,14 @@
         <dt id="ve-404">404: character X is the first character of a delimiter but occurred as data</dt>
         <dd><div class="ve mid-404">
-      If you wish to include the "&lt;" character in your output, you should escape it as "&amp;lt;".  
-      Another possibility is that you forgot to close quotes in a previous tag.
+      This message may appear in several cases:
+    <ul>
+      <li>You tried to include the "&lt;" character in your page: you should escape it as "&amp;lt;"</li>
+      <li>You used an unescaped ampersand "&amp;": this may be valid in some contexts, 
+      but it is recommended to use "&amp;amp;", which is always safe.</li>
+      <li>Another possibility is that you forgot to close quotes in a previous tag.</li>
+    </ul>
 	  <a href="../feedback.html?errmsg_id=404#errormsg"
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