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Re: [xml-dev] Tradeoffs of XML encoding by enclosing all content in CDATA blocks

In article <43A9274214C240AB9F3000273156C996@Sealion> you write:

>The best argument is that people who adopt this approach usually fail to
>check for the presence of "]]>", which isn't allowed in CDATA sections. Once
>you start checking for that and dealing with it properly, it turns out to be
>easier to check for & and < and escape them as &_amp; and &_lt;
>respectively. (Underscores inserted to prevent misformatting).

You need to add > to your list of characters to escape, or else check
for ]]> even when not using CDATA, because that sequence is not legal
in text content.

-- Richard

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