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Bug 3857 - cannot generate system identifier for general entity "a"
Summary: cannot generate system identifier for general entity "a"
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: check (show other bugs)
Version: HEAD
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: 0.7.2
Assignee: Olivier Thereaux
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-10-22 15:17 UTC by symphoother
Modified: 2006-10-23 01:55 UTC (History)
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Description symphoother 2006-10-22 15:17:31 UTC
The validator does not accept "a" in a query string
Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2006-10-22 18:49:45 UTC
Copy-pasting from the error message already displayed to you by the validator:

Entity references start with an ampersand (&) and end with a semicolon (;). If you want to use a literal ampersand in your document you must encode it as "&" (even inside URLs!).
Comment 2 symphoother 2006-10-23 01:55:46 UTC
oups. Sorry. I was too happy to discover a bug.
Very sorry ...