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Re: Characters "<" and "&" incorrectly reported as warnings only

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 03 Feb 2007 12:37:22 +0100
Message-ID: <45C473F2.8000809@gmail.com>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
CC: www-validator@w3.org

On 2007-02-03 12:22, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:

> The occurrence of the less than sign "<" or the ampersand "&" as 
> character data in an XHTML document causes the W3C Markup Validator to 
> issue a warning. The document is then reported as valid. For a trivial 
> demo, see
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cs.tut.fi%2F%7Ejkorpela%2Ftest%2Ftest.xhtml 

Another limitation of SP in XML mode it seems.

The validator really should get an XML parser, the results simply cannot 
be trusted when validating XML documents.

David Håsäther
Received on Saturday, 3 February 2007 11:37:36 UTC

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