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- From: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: XML Dev <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 03 Jun 1999 14:33:27 -0400
Navreena Gill wrote:
> Is it not possible to have & in the node value of an element like the
> My corresponding dtd has data defined as
> <!ELEMENT DATA (#PCDATA)>
> While parsing it using SUN parser gives me error:
> Illegal character or entity reference syntax.
> I do need to have & in the value for lots of elements. Can any one suggest
> me some alternative. I cannot change the xmls, since these are generated
> by some other application
The other application is in error, and is simply not generating
XML at all. Complain upstream; no amount of DTD-fiddling will
help you. It should be generating "AT&T".
Alternatively, insert a filtering process just before your
input that maps every "&" to "&".
John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn.
You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn.
Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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