HTML Code in XML

I tried to generate an xml from a database, some of the fields contain html code.

It seems that the html code messes up the xml so that the xml gets unreadable or missinterpreted.

How do you encode/process the html code so that it does not mess up the xml?

Thanks
netsltAsked:
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eekjCommented:
I think in the DTD you need to use #CDATA instead of #PCDATA (parsed character data) for the string

Otherwise you could escape all the '<' and '>'s into another character sequence and then swap them back at the other end
"<" --> "&lt;"
">" --> "&gt;"
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netsltAuthor Commented:
Hi eekj

Could you please explain the first thing (DTD) a bit more?

Thanks
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eekjCommented:
this probably does a better job:
http://www.w3schools.com/dtd/dtd_building.asp
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