[jdom-interest] Escaping ampersand left in output from
wpwood at saifa.net
Sun Jan 23 15:39:40 PST 2005
Scott Yeadon wrote:
> When writing out a file using the XMLOutputter, character entities are
> left escaped. Is this behaviour intentional? I would have thought this
> would only be required for internal processing and the ampersand entity,
> when affixed to a character entity, should be de-escaped when output.
> For example, I currently get &#x4e24; in my output instead of
> 两 which browsers do not understand. Is there a way of turning
> this behaviour off, or does anyone know the appropriate way to handle
> this in JDOM (I'd rather not do a post-process!)?
Take a look at the FAQ (http://www.jdom.org/docs/faq.html#a0290), and
particularly the one entitled "Why does setText(" ") not do what I
want?" I assume that this is what you're running into.
- Bill Woodward
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