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   Re: vcard DTD

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  • From: David Brownell <db@Eng.Sun.COM>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Sun, 08 Nov 1998 15:14:33 -0800

"Mark D. Anderson" wrote:
> nor what happens when the value is actually kept in a vCard "VALUE" parameter,
> nor what they do with "<" or "&" in a vCard value or parameter.

So what's the issue here?  Dave Winer mentioned a similar issue
that forced him to encode some text in "base64" ...

Are XML-emitting tools just being incorrect?  "<" in text should
always be encoded as "&lt;" (it'll be un-encoded during parsing),
and "&" as "&amp;" (ditto).

- Dave

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