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Re: Annoying problem: embedded HTML in body of documentation tag



Hi Benno, 

1) you can always use it. it is part of the basic XML syntax definition.
2) mail client behavior - i am constantly hitting reply thinking the
reply will go to the mailing list, but it goes to the sender instead..

- Joe 

On Mon, 2002-11-18 at 11:02, Benno Blumenthal wrote:
> Joe Wielgosz wrote:
> 
> > Benno,
> >
> > Have you considered using the CDATA marker?
> >
> > - Joe
> 
> Until you mentioned it, I had never heard of it.
> 
> 1) can I always use it, or does it have to be declared in the DTD?
> 2) why didn't you post the suggestion to THREDDS -- I suspect I am not the
> only one unaware.
> 
> Benno
> 
> 
> 
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 2002-11-15 at 12:53, Martin Benno Blumenthal wrote:
> > > I mention this only because it is an issue that should be addressed:
> > > personally it seems more of a pain than anything else.
> > >
> > > Text that I use to construct the contents of the documentation tag
> > >
> > > <documentation>
> > > This is the text I mean
> > > </documentation>
> > >
> > >
> > > occasionally has embedded html in it, mostly the <b></b> and <i></i>
> > > needed to do paper references.   These tags are technically illegal in
> > > our xml document,    so I am supposed to change the < and > to an entity
> > > and then it will parse.  That, however, changes the meaning of the
> > > string, i.e. HTML no longer thinks they are tags, either.   I could take
> > > the tags out, but then I lose meaning, albeit not a lot.
> > >
> > > So could we allow some formatting in the documentation?   Alternatively,
> > > can we allow meaningless tags as far as XML is concerned?
> > >
> > >
> > > Benno
> > >
> > >
> > --
> > Joe Wielgosz / address@hidden
> > ---------------------------------------------------
> > Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA)
> > Institute for Global Environment and Society (IGES)
> > http://www.iges.org
> 
> --
> 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
> 
> 
-- 
Joe Wielgosz / address@hidden
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Institute for Global Environment and Society (IGES)
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