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How to remove back slashes when stripslashes() and str_replace() won't work

mwheeler_fsd asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Hello All;

I'm throwing in the towel and hoping and expert can help me with this one.

I'm trying to post a rather simple XML schema, but am having problems with the following line:

    $xmlcontent  = '<?xml version="1.0"?>';

when $xmlcontent actually get's assigned, it becomes: <?xml version=\"1.0\"?>

The people on the other end are saying the reason the transaction is failing is because of the back slashes. I've tried stripslashes() and str_replace(), but am having no luck. My magic quotes are set to on, but I thought stripslashes would override this.

Under the gun on this one, any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance,
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