[thelist] Validation question

David Dorward evolt at david.us-lot.org
Sun Dec 15 19:18:01 CST 2002

On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 04:51:53PM -0800, Richard McFarland wrote:
> The link, written thus (sorry about the wrap):
> <a
> href="http://maps.yahoo.com/py/maps.py?Pyt=Tmap&addr=6804+E+Green+Lake+Wy+N&
> csz=Seattle+WA"></a>
> ...causes the validator to issue this:
> >Line 64, column 151: cannot generate system identifier for general entity
> >"addr"

& indicates the start of a character entity. If you want a literal &, you
should use the character entity for &, which is &amp;

Replace the &s in the URL with &amp;

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