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From Joerg Heinicke <>
Subject Re: REQ: An "escapeXml" attribute in JXT macro/script output
Date Fri, 11 Jun 2004 09:19:30 GMT
On 09.06.2004 01:09, Terry Brick wrote:

> This request is carried over from the users list regarding introducing XML from a
> variable/component into the JXT output stream.
> For example, let's say I have Java bean with a String property that holds XML text. 
If, in my
> template, I do something like...
> ${MyBean.XML}
> ... Then all of the XML characters are escaped.
> For example,
> <para>
> ..becomes..
> &lt;para&gt;
> I would think that for most Cocoon users, this is undesirable behavior most of the time.
> The current workaround is to have the bean property return a DOM Document instead of
a String. 
> However, in many cases, other than to accomodate this workaround, I have no other need
to create a
> DOM document within my Java component.... so it seems like there could be some unecessary
> associated with doing that.  I guess that depends on how Cocoon handles the doc... maybe
it's a
> wash.
> Anyway, an escapeXml="true/false" attribute on the JX output tags (similar to JSTL) would
> certainly be handy IMO.

Can you file a feature request to buzilla?



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