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Invalid Characters in XML

kinton
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Hi,

I am importing an XML file in c#.net using  .ReadXml(xmlFileName, XmlReadMode.InferSchema)

Part of the XML file has Cdata[] wrapped around the data, however, the exception invalid character is being thrown.  I thought the point of CData was to tell the importer that it is not mark up language.

Is there anything I can do to get this to pass?

thanks
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Jaime OlivaresSoftware Architect
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Commented:
well, indeed CDATA is not totally ignored by the parser. For example, cannot put a > sign inside CDATA, you have to use > to escape it. If not, CDATA will assume that is portion has finished. The same for other XML character entities:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_XML_and_HTML_character_entity_references
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