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
--- "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 .
> this is an XT issue?
> Any advice is appreciated.
> 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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