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hexadecimal value 0x3c is illegal in XML attribute values.

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getting the error on UL tag ..error of "<"
Character '<', hexadecimal value 0x3c is illegal in XML attribute values.      

<xsl:variable name="BeginList" select="string('<ul class="accordion"><div class="expand-all">Expand All</div><div class="collapse-all">Collapse All</div></ul>')"/></xsl:variable>
 
  <xsl:variable name="EndList" select="string('</ul>')" /></xsl:variable>
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Yep.  &lt; and &gt; are what you want.  See here:  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms145315%28v=sql.90%29.aspx
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after you fixed the XML entity issue (wether user &lt; or &#x3c;) you'll most like run into next problem as you incorrectly mixed markups: in particular you use nested " without properly escaping them
where "proper escaping" depends on the XML/XSL parser you use
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