Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread Jelina Korhecz
Hi Dan, As far as I'm aware, this is still necessary. However, if you're doing a huge replacement of to amp; you can use BBEdit or (the free version) Text Wrangler to find and replace over multiple files. (However this program is only available on the mac--I'm not sure if Windows/Linux has a

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread David Dorward
On 25 Jun 2010, at 06:39, Dan Webb wrote: Years ago, I use to painstakingly and religiously convert to amp; when ever I encountered it (HTML 4.01 Strict doctype). It's still pegged as invalid by the W3C validator, but is it really still necessary these days? Yes What could possibly go

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread nedlud
Notepad++ is a good free editor for Windows that should work for this. On 25 June 2010 15:54, Jelina Korhecz jelina.korh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Dan, As far as I'm aware, this is still necessary. However, if you're doing a huge replacement of to amp; you can use BBEdit or (the free

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?. ANSWERED.

2010-06-25 Thread Dan Webb
Thanks Jelina and David for prompt replies. I'll continue to do encode them. cheers, dan. Jelina wrote: As far as I'm aware, this is still necessary. (etc) David wrote: Yes (etc) On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 3:39 PM, I wrote: Hi folks, Years ago, I use to painstakingly and

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread Chris F.A. Johnson
On Fri, 25 Jun 2010, Jelina Korhecz wrote: Hi Dan, As far as I'm aware, this is still necessary. However, if you're doing a huge replacement of to amp; you can use BBEdit or (the free version) Text Wrangler to find and replace over multiple files. (However this program is only available

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?. ANSWERED.

2010-06-25 Thread Dan Webb
Thanks to nedlud and Chris too. Just to be clear, and to save others who might be offering editing suggestions .. I did just want to know if it's still necessary to do the encoding, I don't require help with the conversion, I have that under control. And it's not necessary anyway. The task is to

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread Michal Miksik
I just had problems with ampersands in google static maps, where if placing multiple pins in 1 map I had to change markers= to amp;markers=, otherwise wouldn't work at all MM On Fri, Jun 25, 2010 at 7:39 AM, Dan Webb libweb...@gmail.com wrote: Hi folks, Years ago, I use to painstakingly

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread Nancy Johnson
Besides ampersands, I worked on a dynamic site that the convention was to add a (+) sign in the friendly URL. The plug takes the page title and puts the (+) sign between words. The W3C validator tells me to convert to amp; and produces 163 errors per page, a site that validated up to the point of

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread Adam Martin
I really don't see how having seo friendly urls changes things. I would sugest that before you made the seo friendly urls that you may have had .html in the extension so that the validator knew how to validate the page. Perhaps you are missing something similar to: !DOCTYPE html PUBLIC

Re: [WSG] Is it still necessary to encode ampersands?

2010-06-25 Thread David Dorward
On 25 Jun 2010, at 12:32, Nancy Johnson wrote: Besides ampersands, I worked on a dynamic site that the convention was to add a (+) sign in the friendly URL. The plug takes the page title and puts the (+) sign between words. This is fine. A plus just means a space. in a form encoded URL.

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[WSG] Out of Office AutoReply: WSG Digest

2010-06-25 Thread Ruth, Jodie
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[WSG] Autosvar - Ikke til stede: WSG Digest

2010-06-25 Thread Peter Larsen
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