From: Bastien Koert
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 5:27 AM, Matthew Croud<> wrote:
>> Hiya,
>> I'm writing an app that let's my client upload images, the image html code
>> is added to an XML file.
>> Take a look at the <image> element below:
>> <item Code="e1022">
>>    <code>e1022</code>
>>    <image><![CDATA[<img src="uploads/image2.jpg" alt="Homepage Image"
>> width="124" height="70" />]]></image>
>>    <name>Blue Ski Trousers</name>
>>    <price>8.99</price>
>>  </item>
>> Now, whenever PHP writes this to the XML files, it turns the < and > into
>> &lt; and &gt; . which means it does not display on the webpage.  How can I
>> prevent this from happening ?
> str_replace?

Does the xml string get passed to htmlentities() or a similar function before 
it is sent to the browser? That would explain the substitutions. I saw an 
xmlentities() variation mentioned somewhere.

Bob McConnell

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