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Subject: How to create a literal string attribute value that contains an apostrophe?
From: "Costello, Roger L." <costello@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 14:57:28 +0000
 How to create a literal string attribute value that  c
Hi Folks,

I want to output a string.


	<xsl:value-of select="'he is good'" />


	he is good

Now, suppose that I want to output:

	he's good


	<xsl:value-of select="'he&apos;s good'" />

produces an error. Apparently the entity is resolved to yield

 	<xsl:value-of select="'he's good'" />

and that is obviously an error.

So what's the solution?

Answer: escape the ampersand in the apostrophe entity reference:

	<xsl:value-of select="'he&amp;apos;s good'" />

Now that doesn't seem reasonable. It means that there is double entity
resolution occurring: the first to convert




and the second to convert




Where is this double entity resolution occurring? The XML parser does the
first entity resolution. What is doing the second entity resolution?


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