SPUG: & causing problems with Parser.pm
christopher at cavnor.com
Thu Sep 6 08:54:55 CDT 2001
Try encoding the incoming text as so:
my $offensive_lang = "this & that";
#yields: "this & that"
XML chokes on certain entities (&,<,>) - best to replace them in unqualified input.
The following message was sent by "Brittingham, John" <john.brittingham at attws.com> on Thu, 6 Sep 2001 11:16:27 -0700 .
> When I try to process an XML file using XML::Twig that has an "&" anywhere
> in it I get this message.
> undefined entity at line 23, column 79, byte 1331 at
> /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.6.0/i386-linux/XML/Parser.pm line 185
> One of the affending XML lines is "<LI><A
> =2815">Equipment issues log</A>".
> The error is happening here "my $s_name = $module->first_child(
> 'FIX'); # get the elements
> $subproc_xml =
> $s_name->child($n, 'SUBPROC')->sprint || print "FIX not Found\n"; # get
> their text"
> What can I do to fix this?
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