SAX needs from our point of view
tbray at textuality.com
Thu Apr 23 23:56:07 BST 1998
At 02:32 PM 4/23/98 -0700, Michael Amster wrote:
> This is data with &references; which should not be parsed!
> This is just text
>When this is reported up from a SAX parser, we do not differentiate between
>text and the CDATA, but let's say that we want to output the subset of
>arbitrary XML back out from our DOM or other object structure:
So, whenever you're going to output text into an XML document,
and that text contains < or &, then you have to escape it.
If you're going to output something and you *know* it's going
to contain neither child elements nor references, there's nothing
wrong with enclosing it in
<![CDATA[ .... ]]>
just to be sure.
CDATA sections in SAX are nowhere near the 80-20 point. Time to stop
talking and ship. -T.
xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev at ic.ac.uk
Archived as: http://www.lists.ic.ac.uk/hypermail/xml-dev/
To (un)subscribe, mailto:majordomo at ic.ac.uk the following message;
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo at ic.ac.uk the following message;
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa at ic.ac.uk)
More information about the Xml-dev