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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: propery value - can it contain a string that is XML itself?
Date Thu, 01 Feb 2001 14:47:32 GMT
Paul Hammant <Paul.Hammant@digitalrum.com> wrote:

>>>> &lt; and &gt; ?
>>> 
>>> That's not < it's the visual representation of < 
>>
>>It is the XML entity to use if you want to escape a < in the value
>>of an attribute - try it.
> 
> It works, thanks.  Kinda counter intuitive as &lt; were it in html
> would be not acted upon.

But it is well documented in the XML spec ...

> I think the docs could do with reference to "escaping" for values.
> <, > and " seem to cause problems.

Anyway, seems as if you had volunteered to send a patch to the
documentation ;-)

Stefan

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