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Re: [xml-dev] tool, library to replace pseudo escaped entities withreal characters

>I'm sure someone must have written a nice little python script or
>something similar to do this sometime, anyway I have some XML with
>stuff like
><description>PJ&amp;nbsp;72 fra &amp;Ouml;rsj&amp;ouml; Belysning er
>en funktionel lampe&amp;nbsp;som kan justeres efter eget behov.
>Fremstillet af lakeret metal og&amp;nbsp;f&aring;s i mange
>farver.&amp;nbsp;I serien f&amp;aring;s skrivebordslamper, gulvlamper,
>anyway, rather than sitting down and writing a solution for this
>problem I am supposing someone has written it in the past, and I can
>just use that.

I'm guessing you want the &amp;s to become ampersands? I'm pretty sure the
regular expression /&amp;/&/g would work in most environments.

BTW we used to use this & -> &amp; trick when XSLTing if we didn't want
the entities replaced "helpfully" by the XML parser.

// Gareth Oakes
// Chief Architect, GPSL
// www.gpsl.co

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