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Re: [VE][338] PHP sessions and ampersands in URLs

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2005 19:29:48 +0100
Message-ID: <426E889C.8060609@webthing.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

Olivier Thereaux wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2005, David Dorward wrote:
>>I've made a number of changes to
>>http://dorward.me.uk/www/php-sessions/ampersand/ based on feedback
>>received both on and off the list (I also corrected a few grammer and
>>markup errors that I spotted while doing do) and would appreciate
>>another round of read-throughs.
> David's article is now also available at:
> http://www.w3.org/QA/2005/04/php-session
> Many thanks to David for accepting to contribute it to the QAIG's pool.

Experience suggests that many of the people who ask FAQs will never
read through a document that long.

How about opening it with a brief summary along the lines of:
	"Ampersands in HTML have a special meaning.  PHP deals
	incorrectly with this, and in consequence generates bad HTML.
	This document explains the problem and a simple solution."

Nick Kew
Received on Tuesday, 26 April 2005 18:29:46 UTC

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