Archive for September, 2005

Why you should escape your ampersands

Molly‘s recent Searching for Standards, epilepsy mentions that AOL’s search engine doesn’t validate due to unescaped ampersands. I’ve personally seen a lot of this happening and I thought I’d relate a little experience I had a few years ago while working for my previous employer where I learned the hard way that I should escape […]

Gimme a little base

Recently I’ve found myself in situations where I need to mess around with HTML documents for sites that I haven’t previously worked on. This means that I don’t have any of the document’s dependancies locally. Plus, clinic some of these pages are dynamically generated, check requiring that I install the appropriate environment on my machine […]

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