[jdom-interest] Valid and Invalid characters.

Brett McLaughlin brett at newInstance.com
Thu Jul 26 13:34:36 PDT 2001

> How do parsers in general handle invalid characters such as: <>
> If someone where to create a new document and call a method similar to
> addContent("<>");
> Would the parsers transform the <> to escape sequences.


> Also how does a parser handle <> when parsing a document?

Escapes them.

> I have a servlet where customers submit dat to, but I canot handle what
> they enter through the HTTP form. I need to be able to process every
> character sent.

JDOM would work fine, I think.

Brett McLaughlin
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Lutris Technologies: http://www.lutris.com
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