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   RE: [xml-dev] entity references for special characters and the Sax parse

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Thanks for your help -- the documentation I was looking at was http://xml.apache.org/xerces-j/apiDocs/.  I'll look at
saxproject.org next time.

- Mark

-----Original Message-----
From: David Brownell [mailto:david-b@pacbell.net]
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2002 1:14 PM
To: Risman, Mark; xml-dev@lists.xml.org
Subject: Re: [xml-dev] entity references for special characters and the
Sax parser

> If I call this with a file that has an ampersand in it (e.g. &), the
> rest of the text within that value on either side of the special character
>  will be cut off (I verified this by seeing what appears in the
> "characters" method).  Has anyone else observed this behavior?


clearly documents that such behavior is allowed, so
your application code must expect it.  It's also tip #2 in


which uses an example that's almost identical with
the one in your question ... :)

- Dave

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