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Mike Curwen
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Hi all,

I've been googling for a bit, but XML is certainly not my strong suit. I'm not even sure who/where to find "the authorities".

I found this old post where Lasse informs us that plain & is illegal
http://www.coderanch.com/t/127081/XML/characters-like-quote-ampersand-xml

I had kinda already figured out it was illegal when my SAX parser choked on the XML we receive from one of our vendors, namely:


Where can I find something official when I complain to the vendor about the &'s in the URL ?
[ May 13, 2005: Message edited by: Mike Curwen ]
Lasse Koskela
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The relevant part of the spec


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Mike Curwen
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Thanks Lasse. That's exactly what I was after.
 
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