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xml parse error
Whoops, I typed without looking closely enough. The right angle bracket 
should be fine, since it doesn't need to be escaped unless it's in 
combination with ']]'. It looks like the parser is complaining about the 
? in "Watches ? Diamonds" - is this actually a non-printing character 
that's converted to a ? by your dump program? That's the only thing I 
can think of.

  - Dennis

Dennis Sosnoski wrote:

> Nope, the problem is the right angle bracket '>' - this needs to be 
> escaped as > within the CDATA section.
>
>  - Dennis
>
> Karl Stubsjoen wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Would you agree that the "?" in the following XML is causing this XML 
>> parse
>> error?  If so, what is the proper way to encode the "?"?
>>
>> Thanks, Karl
>>
>> Attachment included..
>> (I had to attach it, because the email editor kept trying to 
>> interprit the
>> html tags).
>>  
>>
>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> ERROR PARSING XML DOC:
>> -1072896760
>> An invalid character was found in text content. Error on line:5
>> Line pos:299
>> Line containing error:
>>
>> <record><title><![CDATA[Ice.com - Fine Jewelers Since 
>> 1979]]></title><url>http://www.nc-mall.com/icecom?source=findwhat</url><description><![CDATA[Ice 
>> - Great Jewelry At Exceptional Prices. Choose >From Absolutely 
>> Beautiful Pieces, Including Rings, Earrings, Bracelets, Pendants, 
>> Necklaces, Watches  
>>
>
>
>
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