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From Andreas Schildbach <andr...@schildbach.de>
Subject Ampersand problem in JSP document
Date Mon, 23 Aug 2004 19:31:14 GMT
Hello everyone,

I am using the following fragment in a JSP document (the XML variant of 
JSP pages):

<href>myurl?param1=value1&amp;param2=value2</href>

The problem is, Tomcat sends this fragment to the browser as

<href>myurl?param1=value1&param2=value2</href>

which causes an XML parsing exception on the client.

Why is the &amp; character being unescaped? Since JSP documents are 
intended for outputting XML, why is the output violating the XML specs? 
I cross-checked with the &gt; and &lt; characters - same problem.

What can I do to prevent this?

I am using Tomcat 5.0.27.

Regards,

Andreas


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