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Re: Issues with Packaging Application Payloads

From: John Wilson <tug@wilson.co.uk>
Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2000 21:55:39 +0100
Message-ID: <01a501c03c6a$6f4cd4c0$010a0a0a@home.wilson.co.uk>
To: "Bob Cunnings" <cunnings@lectrosonics.com>, <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

----- Original Message -----
From: Bob Cunnings <cunnings@lectrosonics.com>
To: <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: 19 October 2000 18:12
Subject: RE: Issues with Packaging Application Payloads


> Mark:
>
> We do the same thing here, except that I don't bother with the escapement
of '>'.
> Escaping '<' and '&' is sufficient (Am I wrong here?). This behavior is
built into
> the SOAP processor itself in our implementation. However, I view this
approach
> as much less than perfect. The overhead of scanning a string for '<' and
'&' and
> making substitutions is not inconsiderable.

Bob,
    strictly, you are wrong.

Whilst '>' is allowed ']]>' is not. You really only have to escape '>' when
it is preceded by ']]', but most people just escape every '>'.

John Wilson
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Received on Sunday, 22 October 2000 16:55:58 GMT

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