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Re: Parsing and missparsing XML -- extra space helps netscape mailer parser, at least.



Ethan Davis wrote:
Seems to be a common problem. My email reader (NS 4.7x) doesn't correctly
determine the end of a URL that ends with '"/>' but does with '">'.
 


On the other hand, your suggestion of another space before the end of the tag cures the netscape mailer's confusion.   Hopefully it will work on the robots as well.  Seems like a good practice even if it is technically not required.
 

<catalogRef xlink:title="DASILVA"
xlink:href=""http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.DASILVA/thredds.xml">http://iridl.ldeo.columbia.edu/SOURCES/.DASILVA/thredds.xml"  />
 

Benno
 

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Dr. M. Benno Blumenthal          address@hidden
International Research Institute for climate prediction
The Earth Institute at Columbia University
Lamont Campus, Palisades NY 10964-8000   (845) 680-4450
 

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