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Re: validator chokes on &

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 22:45:55 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <000f01beda35$9b7f84e0$c7e0a8c0@de>
To: "Reinout van Schouwen" <rmvschou@cs.vu.nl>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
| I am posting this from the Validator feedback page at w3.org. This is
| about a problem I have with validating a site made by me: it contains
| links to a banner exchange service and a statistics service, and both of
| these URLs contain a '&' character. 
| The w3-validator and also the HTMLHelp-validator mistakenly assume that
| it is an HTML entity and report an error. Is there a way around this so
| that I can put the "HTML 4.0" on this site?

simply use &amp; instead of '&'.

Received on Friday, 30 July 1999 10:58:05 UTC

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