preserve vertical white space in XML?

Ken Ray kray at
Thu Jul 14 00:06:06 EDT 2005

On 7/13/05 12:36 AM, "Sivakatirswami" <katir at> wrote:

> Look forward to it... I've already  put a request in to our software
> acquisitions... you should see a new customer soon.
> Since you are working on upgrading...
> I would like to see some parameter(s) allow for input and output of
> quotes and apostrophes  that did not "escape" quotes or apostrophes
> (converting to entities). says only ampersands and "<"
> are truly "illegal"  and so any xml processor really should escape
> these... and they recommend also quotes, apostrophe's and closing
> tag marker ">" >  also be converted... so, that is what Rev
> does... all five of them. And I don't see a way to turn it off.

Actually, my XML library doesn't escape anything automatically (at least I
don't *think* so - I'll check)... it will report an error if the XML can't
be parsed properly.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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