[Expat-discuss] CDATA and newlines

Mark Williams mark.williams at techop.co.uk
Thu Mar 24 17:50:00 CET 2005

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> From: expat-discuss-bounces at libexpat.org 
> [mailto:expat-discuss-bounces at libexpat.org] On Behalf Of Jani 
> Pellikka jpellikk-at-ee.oulu.fi |Expat/1.0-Allow|
> Sent: 24 March 2005 11:36
> To: Mark Williams
> Subject: [Expat-discuss] CDATA and newlines
> Hi,
> Expat parser seems to remove all newlines and other
> white space from between the XML tags. I had understood
> that with CDATA tag all the material inside would be left
> as it were but even then the parser removes all newlines.
> Is there any way to preserve all the material inside CDATA
> tag untouched with Expat parser?

I had the same issue.  Expat is correct -- newlines are not saved
in CDATA sections.  My solution was to use normal text with character
escapes for the newlines.


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