In cont. of & in element

Navreena Gill ngill at
Thu Jun 3 20:46:58 BST 1999

Thanks a lot for replying to my question regarding & in an element's
value. I have been trying  to read REC-xml-199.. of W3C to get list of
such forbidden characters. Looks like & <  ' " %. But I do not get any
problem with ', ", %. The & < gave errors. Am I correct about this, or
missing something trivial here. The REC-xml-... document seems to be very
confusing to me, may be because I am new to xml. I was offered suggestion
to use CDATA for using & in the value. What is CDATA? Does it represent 
some default value? 
    Thanks a lot in advance. Navreena

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