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Re: [xsl] nbsp fails transformation

From: Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@-----.--->
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Date: 8/10/2011 3:23:00 PM
On 10 August 2011 16:08, Abel Braaksma <> wrote:
>> If someone sends you a document that isn't well-formed XML, the best
>> strategy is to get the people who produced it to mend their ways.
> True. However, having &nbsp; in an XML file and finding out that all of a
> sudden XML is not XML anymore must be among the most frequent unpleasant
> surprises fresh XML programmers have to deal with

Often that sort of thing is an indication of encoding problems... if
only because you know they can't have used an xml writer.

Andrew Welch

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