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From: Steve Lee <stephenl@digita.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2000 10:35:37 +0100
Message-ID: <AB271D0636AAD311B9AE009027AC99292184C6@PLATO>
To: "'xml-editor@w3.org'" <xml-editor@w3.org>
I'm a little confused by section 2.4. In particular

does

To allow attribute values to contain both single and double quotes, the
apostrophe or single-quote character (') may be represented as "&apos;", and
the double-quote character (") as "&quot;". 

mean that "&apos;" and "&quot;" are only valid in the context of attribute
values and should be "&amp;apos;" in element text? IE allows &apos; in
attributes though the DOM seems to be problematical in using
CreateTextNode() in that it passes ' straight through in element text.

Thanks Steve Lee


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