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RE: parser error with CDATA string '&a'

Subject: RE: parser error with CDATA string '&a'
From: "Michael Kay" <mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 1 Mar 2008 16:23:15 -0000
RE:  parser error with CDATA string '&a'
> I'm trying to transform an XML document that contains 
> elements like this
> one:
> <url_download>www.example.com?var=1&a=3</url_download>
> But this is what I get from Saxon 9:
> SXXP0003: Error reported by XML parser: The reference to 
> entity "a" must end with the ';' delimiter.

Quite so: your input must be well-formed XML, which means that it can't have
an unescaped ampersand
> I already tried to wrap the content of the element in CDATA, 
> like this:
> <url_download><![CDATA[www.example.com?var=1&a=3]]></url_download>
> Unfortunately this doesn't work too.
That one looks fine, what was the error message?

Michael Kay

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