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Re: How to create a literal string attribute value tha

Subject: Re: How to create a literal string attribute value that contains an apostrophe?
From: Marc <Marc.Liste@xxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:07:02 +0100
Re:  How to create a literal string attribute value tha
In this case I do something like :
<xsl:value-of>he's good</xsl:value-of>
that can be do with the <xsl:variable ou <xsl:attribute, if you want you can push it in a <xsl:text>


Le 09/12/2013 15:57, Costello, Roger L. a icrit :
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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