[Israel.pm] escaping the values of XML attributes

Offer Kaye offer.kaye at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 12:14:17 PDT 2004

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004 19:17:52 +0200 (IST), Shlomo Yona wrote:
> Hello,
> When generating XML documents I face the problem of
> selecting the apropriate set of quotes to use on attribute
> values.

In the $string, substitute all double quotes to the corresponding
entity ("&quote;" or """ , whichever representation works), then
simply use " as the quote character, and leave any ' chars alone.

Offer Kaye

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