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From Dale Anson <dan...@grafidog.com>
Subject Re: Escaping double quotes in properties?
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2007 03:21:05 GMT
Keep in mind, though, that in fact it's spelled "potato".

bill/wilandra wrote:
> Try using &quot; -- 
> <property name="foo" value="It's spelled &quot;potatoe&quot;"/>
> HTH Bill
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brown, Carlton [mailto:Carlton.Brown@BellSouth.com] 
> Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2007 3:49 PM
> To: Ant Users List
> Subject: Escaping double quotes in properties?
>
> I'm trying to store double quotes in a property, to print out a phrase
> like:   
> It's spelled "potatoe"
>
> The manual provides only this cute bit of advice:  
> Want unusual characters?  Escape them \u0456 or \" style.
>
> Problem is, it doesn't seem to work, or I'm misunderstanding it:
> <?xml version="1.0"?>
> <project name="test" default="build">
>         <target name="build">
>                 <property name="foo" value="It's spelled \"potatoe\""/>
>                 <echo message="${foo}"/>
>         </target>
> </project>
>
> Buildfile: test.xml
>
> BUILD FAILED
> /tmp/test.xml:4: Element type "property" must be followed by either
> attribute specifications, ">" or "/>".
>
> Total time: 0 seconds
>
> I also tried \u201C and \u201D which I believe are the correct unicode
> quotes, but Ant just printed them literally.
>
> Help?
>
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