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RE: parsing "&A" in a string..

Hi Fredrick

Thanks for the reply. But since I don't have control of the initial text, is
there something with python that will strip/replace this...

or are you saying I should do a search/replace on the "&" char with the
"amp&;" prior to parsing??

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Subject: Re: parsing "&A" in a string..
bruce wrote:
a pretty simple question, i'm guessing.

i have a text/html string that looks like:

the issue i have is that when i parse it using xpath/node/toString,
i get the following

that's because your parser is interpreting the &E part as an entity
reference, and the serializer is then adding the missing semicolon.

bare ampersands must be written as "&" in the file.



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