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Subject: Re: [xsl] replacing ALL chars in a string in a SINGLE shot
From: David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 17:15:26 GMT

Why do you want to escape these characters by hand using xslt (which
isn't the best language for the job, as you have observed) and then 
have to use the deprecated, unreliable and non-portable
to make the resulting string work.

Why not just output the characters directly and let teh XSLT engine
escape the characters if needed?

If you want them to appear as character references rather than character
data, just use an output encoding that does not contain the character



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