> On Sep 19, 2017, at 1:36 PM, Byron Davies <byrondav...@starshine.us> wrote:
> In strings, xexpr->xml converts "<>&” into &lt;, etc. I’m sure this was 
> well-intentioned, but in my use of web-server, I use javascript scripts 
> through the (script “…”) form.  In loop tests such as “i < n”, Javascript 
> does not grok the transformed text “i &lt; n”.  I tried workarounds for as 
> long as I could (e.g, using the “for key in lst” style of loops), but I 
> reached the end of the line when I wanted to change the contents of a table 
> cell using “cell.innerHTML = ‘<div …>’.

HTML ≠ XML. You probably want `xexpr->html`. [1]

`script` and `style` blocks in HTML aren't declared as CDATA because they're 
already deemed to be CDATA. [2] 

But in XML, they have no special status. Therefore, `xexpr->xml` is not merely 
"well-intentioned" — it's doing what it promises. 


[2] https://www.w3.org/TR/html4/types.html#h-6.2 

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