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Re: [xml-dev] Best Practice: Use a character or its escaped form?

On 02/28/2013 05:29 AM, Costello, Roger L. wrote:
> Hi Folks,
>
> When should ┴ be used versus when should its escaped form be used (&xC1;)?
>
> Which is Best Practice, this:
>
> 	<Name>┴ndre</Name>
>
> or this:
>
> 	<Name>&xC1;ndre</Name>
I'll answer this question with another question:

When should A be used versus when should its escaped form be used (&x41;)?

Which is Best Practice, this:

<Name>&x41;&x6E;&x64;&x72;&x65;</Name>

or this:

<Name>Andre</Name>

?


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