XML escaping problem in WWN 264

Shachar Shemesh wine-devel at shemesh.biz
Tue Mar 8 04:57:23 CST 2005

Francois Gouget wrote:

> In WWN 264 there's the following:
> <rant>
> ...
> </rant>
> But it does not get through in the HTML page because it's getting 
> transformed into <rant>...</rant> which the browser is correctly 
> ignoring. We've had this problem before but I don't remember what the 
> fix is... Do you?
You probably need to turn the "&" into "&amp;", so you would get:

Then again, it is probably right to do it in the XML ->HTML converter, 
and not in the XML itself. I.e. - the XML->HTML converter needs to 
transform an inline "<" into &lt; again.


Shachar Shemesh
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