RE: [xsl] display & as text

Subject: RE: [xsl] display & as text
From: mas christ <mas_christ@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 22:10:41 +0000
No thanks.  Here is an example of a source of text from which I would copy

Some text (D&C 110:3-4). Sometext (D&C 76:22-24).

> Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 23:00:16 +0100
> From: mike@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [xsl] display & as text
>> The reason is to copy and past text with ampersands into my xml file
without having to convert one ampersand form into another.
> Copying and pasting into an XML document is likely to lead to tears.
> Partly for this reason, and partly because it's very likely the text you
> paste in will be in the wrong character encoding. It might work OK if
> you do the paste operation under the control of an XML editor which can
> apply the necessary conversion. So, find a more robust way of
> creating/editing your XML documents.
> Michael Kay
> Saxonica

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