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I'm sure there is some free XML C++ ANSI standard compliant XML parser out there but I'd like to write my own.

Can someone give me a link or something that provides the exact syntax that an XML document may have.

In particular I'm interested in how to define data with quotes.  And data that may contain brackets < and >.  How are they actually defined.  I know every begin tag must match an end tag, but what if that data in the middle contains a bracket or quote...how exactly is that specified in the XML syntax.  

All possible variations of syntax are prefered.

Basically I'd like to store things in a std::list<std::string> recursively.  

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can you provide examples of how brackets ( < or >) and quotes ( " or ') may be included for actually data instead of refering to the tag?
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Also do you know of any open source C++ xml parsers that I may look at for references?
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libxml
http://www.xmlsoft.org/

has plenty of links and you will find everything  you need at the above link
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I went to http://www.xmlsoft.org/

Can you tell which file to download.  I'm using windows xp with Borland C++ Builder 5.0 compiler.
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ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/libxml2/2.6/

has the sources .... But I am not sure if a windows port exists ... these are linux libraries ... still take a look .... Difference should not be too much

here is the windows version
http://sourceforge.net/projects/wix/

The above is officially from MS
http://blogs.msdn.com/robmen/archive/2004/04/05/107709.aspx
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