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One of the links I'd like use in my rss.xml file includes an &, which XML doesn't like.  How can I have a link like this:

http://www.someurl.com/index.php?c=111&z=bbb

Or, is it impossible?
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Question by:jjfbuy
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by:Geert Bormans
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Hi jjfbuy,
http://www.someurl.com/index.php?c=111&z=bbb

http://www.someurl.com/index.php?c=111&z=bbb

ampersands need to be escaped,
or put in a CDATA section


Cheers!
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& should become &
< should become &lt;
> should become &gt; in some occasions
" should become &quot; in " enclosed atribute values
' should become &apos; in ' enclosed atribute values

CDATA sections are like this
    <test> <![CDATA[this is the content of the section, no problem with &]]> </test>

cheers

Geert
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