An incompatible CData idea

David G. Durand dgd at
Tue Oct 28 16:39:04 GMT 1997

At 11:40 PM -0500 10/27/97, James Clark wrote:
>> Instead, you must use CDATA marked sections:
>> <![ CDATA [ <contents> to </be> quoted ]]>
>It has to be "<![CDATA[" (no whitespace).
>> If you need the ]]> delimiter in the CDATA area, you must escape it via
>>the use
>> of entities.
>Entities aren't recognized in CDATA sections.

Thanks for the corrections. I posted too quickly, and should have double
checked since I use CDATA sections so rarely.

  -- David

David Durand              dgd at  \  david at
Boston University Computer Science        \  Sr. Analyst   \  Dynamic Diagrams
MAPA: mapping for the WWW                    \__________________________

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev at
Archived as:
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo at the following message;
(un)subscribe xml-dev
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo at the following message;
subscribe xml-dev-digest
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa at

More information about the Xml-dev mailing list