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Re: [VE][338] Error Message Feedback

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2004 12:33:38 +0100
To: Footpong@aol.com
Cc: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040704113338.GA31635@us-lot.org>

On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 12:21:04PM -0400, Footpong@aol.com wrote:
>    Your validation service seems to think that the following is wrong:
>    <a href="?s=details&PHPSESSID=31cb47f68e4c97d049f6b76d2768cf etc
>    It doesn't seem to like the (&) sign in the url, which is common with
>    dynamic pages.

The validator is correct.

This is covered in the FAQ for the Validation[1] and the PHP manual[2].
It should be noted that the PHP documention is a little bad here, it
states "for full XHTML conformance" whereas the requirement applies to
all W3C and ISO HTML recomendations equally.

[1] http://validator.w3.org/docs/help.html#faq-ampersand
[2] http://php.net/session#session.idpassing

David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
Received on Sunday, 4 July 2004 07:33:54 UTC

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