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From Andreas Hartmann <>
Subject Re: Entity escaping in o.a.c.c.serializers.XHTMLSerializer
Date Wed, 21 Jan 2009 14:42:19 GMT
Andreas Hartmann schrieb:
> The XHTMLSerializer, or, more specifically, the XHMLEncoder, from the 
> serializers block in Cocoon 2.1.x escapes all characters with a 
> corresponding HTML 4.0 character entity reference into this entity 
> reference. This causes issues with inline JavaScript, since e.g. the 
> double quotes are transformed to &quot; which causes a JavaScript 
> parsing error. Another minor negative effect is the increased document 
> size.

I just tried to use the XMLEncoder instead, but it also inserts the 
entities &quot; and &apos;. Is there a particular reason for this behaviour?

-- Andreas

Andreas Hartmann, CTO
BeCompany GmbH
Tel.: +41 (0) 43 818 57 01

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