FW: [jdom-interest] & in namespace
cowtowncoder at yahoo.com
Tue May 2 23:12:26 PDT 2006
Please re-read Elliotte's response: it was 100%
accurate. It is possible that JDom's serializer
(outputter) does not quote values of namespace URIs,
and if so, it could and should be fixed.
I would also comment that using namespace URIs with
ampersands is a bad idea.
-+ Tatu +-
--- "Deshpande, Aniruddha"
<Aniruddha.Deshpande at softwareag.com> wrote:
> In my code I need to parse a WSDL file. Since WSDL
> file is an XML file the contents of namespace URI
> indeed has "&" and not "&".
> I have a test case wherein I have written a small
> XML file which is parsed and printed with outputter.
> Please find attached XML and Java source file.
> Please change the code according to your settings.
> If you look into the output of the program "&" is
> converted back to "&" in every case except for
> The code just reads a file, creates a JDOM Document
> object and passes that to XMLOutputter. I think this
> basic flow should always lead the same XML file and
> not an invalid XML file!
> With Regards,
> Aniruddha Deshpande
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elliotte Harold
> [mailto:elharo at metalab.unc.edu]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 02, 2006 5:10 PM
> To: Deshpande, Aniruddha
> Cc: jdom-interest at jdom.org
> Subject: Re: [jdom-interest] & in namespace
> Deshpande, Aniruddha wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I use SAXBuilder to parse and add an extra element
> to an existing WSDL
> > file. I am facing problem for WSDLs which have
> & in their namespace
> > declaration. When I use XMLOutputter to write back
> the changed WSDL
> > â&â gets replaced with â&â.
> I don't believe the namespace URI contains &. I
> suspect it contains
> & which is escaped as & in XML contexts. The
> distinction is
> critical. However it does sound like you may have
> uncovered a serious
> bug in JDOM if indeed JDOM does not escape such
> ampersands when
> reserializing. Do you have a reproducible test case?
> ï»¿Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo at metalab.unc.edu
> XML in a Nutshell 3rd Edition Just Published!
> > <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> <name xmlns:a="http://abc.com?a=b&b=c"
> first="http://abc.com?a=b&b=c">Aniruddha &
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