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RE: display & as text

Subject: RE: display & as text
From: Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2010 17:43:41 -0400
RE:  display & as text
On Fri, 2010-06-04 at 21:14 +0000, mas christ wrote:
> Someone asked for a reason.
> The reason is to copy and past text with ampersands into my xml file
> without having to convert one ampersand form into another.

You can use <![CDATA[ stuff like < and & not special here ]]>


now if ]]> occurs in your input you must escape it. E.g. to put <[[]]>
into a string, you might try

<![CDATA[ this is <[[]]> a space-ship]]>
but that does not work. Instead, you must write,
<![CDATA[ this is <[[]]>]]<![CDATA[> a space-ship]]>
which I am sure you will agree is clearer.

With XSLT, you might find it easier to include an external
text file, using unparsed-text(), assuming you are using XSLT 2.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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