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From "Bowe, Bastian" <Bastian.B...@astrium.eads.net>
Subject RE: xml validation failure when an & is present...
Date Tue, 25 Jan 2005 11:59:11 GMT
use &amp; instead of &

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Phil Sullivan [mailto:pas510@rcn.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2005 12:41 PM
> To: user@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: xml validation failure when an & is present...
> 
> 
> Hello -
> 
> First off, congratulations - Forrest has helped me get a professional 
> looking site up and running for my wife with  the only glitches being 
> operator induced (that would be me)....so far i've figured them out 
> using he doc's and examples - but this one has me stumped.
> 
> I am getting validation errors when I  include strings like 
> this in an 
> xml docs:
> 
> [F12]. [IRKBD:F12:P&R]
> 
> 
> I've tried using <code> </code> as well as <source> </source>
with no 
> success. It appears the & is the problem since it builds fine 
> without it 
> and complains about whatever character follows it....
> 
> My knowledge of XML is *very* limited, mostly gleaned from 
> the Forrest 
> doc's and examples - so my apologies advance if I'm missing 
> the obvious 
> here, or if I'm asking in the wrong list.
> 
> I've appended the error and a snippet from the document.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Phil
> 
> Heres the validation error:
> ===========================
> 
> Buildfile: C:\Forrest\06\src\core\forrest.build.xml
> .
> .
> .
> validate-xdocs:
> /C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/pas/test/src/documentation/cont
> ent/xdocs/aachandout.xml:437:57: 
> The reference to entity "R" must end with the ';' delimiter.
> 
> BUILD FAILED
> C:\Forrest\06\src\core\targets\validate.xml:143: Could not validate 
> document C:\Documents and 
> Settings\pas\test\src\documentation\content\xdocs\aachandout.xml
> 
> Total time: 2 seconds
> 
> ===========================
> and a snippet(s) of the xml doc (without my <code> and 
> <source> experiments)
> 
> <!DOCTYPE document PUBLIC "-//APACHE//DTD Documentation V2.0//EN" 
> "http://forrest.apache.org/dtd/document-v20.dtd">
> .
> .
> 
> <p>To program a function key, select IR special keys.  A 
> listing of all 
> the special keys will be displayed along with command type options of 
> press and release, hold and release.
> Use the scroll button to select [F12]. [IRKBD:F12:P&R] appears in the 
> verbal cue speech bar.
> .
> .
> </p>
> 

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