You might want to check that the proper entity references are
turned to INCLUDE in the ead.dtd file you are referencing--if you
have not done this already. I am not sure this will solve your
problem, but it worked for me when I was having some trouble
referring to other character entities that are also included in
the HTML 4.0 set.
Christopher J. Prom
Assistant University Archivist
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61821
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On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Rees, John (NIH/NLM) wrote:
> Thanks to Mike, Liz and Mark for the tips. Liz and Mark's tips did produce a
> space, but I needed the actual ' ' characters to appear as a string. My
> inspiration last night was to try using hexadecimal characters in place of
> the '&'--it worked nicely. The documentation for 'disable-output-escaping'
> states it should only be used as a last resort, so I don't understand why it
> did not perform in this specific case.
> For those who care, IE (at least with 5.5) requires a character within
> <a></a> for anchor refs to work-- works nicely as it is an empty
> character. I also need something there to pass our HTML validation software.
> I had been entering the string by hand after transformation. I'm using
> Cookbook stylesheets.
> --- "Rees, John (NIH/NLM)" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I'm having trouble getting the  : entity to output using XSL. From
> > XML.com, <xsl:text disable-output-escaping="yes"><</xsl:text>
> > produces the angle bracket, but I get a parse error with .
> > Perhaps
> > this is an XT issue?
> > Any advice is appreciated.
> > John
> > John P. Rees
> > Associate Curator, Modern Manuscripts
> > History of Medicine Division
> > National Library of Medicine
> > 8600 Rockville Pike
> > Bethesda, MD 20894
> > Phone: 301.496.8953
> > Fax: 301.402.7034
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