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Re: XML in textarea problem

From: Lachlan Hunt <lhunt07@postoffice.csu.edu.au>
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2003 20:47:52 +1100
Message-ID: <3FA775C8.7030105@postoffice.csu.edu.au>
To: Andrew Clover <and-w3@doxdesk.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org

Andrew Clover wrote:

>The <p> here is not markup, it is literal text content and should be
>encoded as such:
>  <textarea>
>    &lt;p>Blah, blah, blah.&lt;/p>
>  </textarea>
You should also encode the > character as &gt; to be correct.  The four 
entities defined in xml (&lt; &gt; &amp; and &quot;) should always be 
used, rather than the literal characters.
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