CDATA problem

Tim Bray tbray at
Thu Sep 30 21:13:28 BST 1999

At 11:59 AM 9/30/99 -0700, Andrew Layman wrote:
>One thing you can do encode your data using a format such as Base64.  This
>will, unfortunately, render the data illegible until it is similarly

Right, this problem keeps coming up.  Two pieces of advice:

1. for binary data, use base64
2. for text data, don't use control characters

Unfortunately #2 is hard to accomplish for some people. -Tim

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