Re: [xsl] ampersand character in xsl attribute?

Subject: Re: [xsl] ampersand character in xsl attribute?
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 09:22:01 GMT
>  I apologize if this has been answered before.
yes it has, lots of times.

>  but since this is for an HTML
> version of a newsletter, I don't trust that email clients will convert the
> URL correctly. 

This is very strange, Given that an & should generate a parse error, and
&amp; should (and does) work, why do you not trust that &amp; will work,
but you trust that all agents will not generate an error on the incorrect

It's basically not possible to produce an unquoted & in an attribute
value in either the html or xml output methods from xslt (as neither XML
nor HTML allow this)


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