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Re: [xml-dev] What to escape when serializing XML

* Paul Spencer wrote:
>Don't forget that multiple sequential whitespace characters in attribute
>values will be normalised. This affects your third bullet. From the REC
>section 3.3.3:
>If the attribute type is not CDATA, then the XML processor MUST further
>process the normalized attribute value by discarding any leading and
>trailing space (#x20) characters, and by replacing sequences of space (#x20)
>characters by a single space (#x20) character.

There is no way to prevent this from happening; this is an operation on
the normalized value, which has all its character references expanded.
Also note that this applies only to non-CDATA attributes, whatever that
may be.
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