[thelist] Custom Validator HREF

Joe Crawford jcrawford at avencom.com
Wed Oct 24 13:59:40 CDT 2001

Aaron Cole wrote:
> I am attempting to create a dynamic href that will send the current page of
> my CF site to the W3 Validator.
> To do this, I've used the following:
> <a href="
> http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=http://www.chimp.com<cfoutput>#CGI.PATH_INFO#?#QUERY_STRING#</cfoutput>"
> target="new">validate</a>
> This all seems to work fine until I get to the W3 page.  The url it
> validates only includes the first argument,
> So if I pass the url http://www.chimp.com/index.cfm?id=4&x=12 the Validator
> only utilizes the id=4 variable.
> Any ideas?  Is there another cgi variable when passing mulitple arguments?

Probably choking on the ampersand - I like rudy's suggestion - you might
try URLEncodedFormat() as a means to make it more palatable to the



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