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Re: error: generate system identifier for general entity "sensor"

From: Andreas Prilop <aprilop@freenet.de>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 15:59:44 +0100 (CET)
To: www-validator@w3.org
cc: Jaap Alberts <jaap@conceptnoord.nl>, Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1212071549100.29577@zen.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>
On Thu, 6 Dec 2012, David Dorward wrote in

> The most common cause of this error is unencoded ampersands
> in URLs as described by the WDG in "Ampersands in URLs".

This problem/error has nothing at all to do with URLs.
When you want an ampersand in text/html, you write  &amp;
in general, not just in URLs.

In text/plain, you write  AT&T
In text/html , you write  AT&amp;T

For example, inspect the source text of
and look for  AT&amp;T .
Received on Friday, 7 December 2012 15:03:15 UTC

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