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Bug #15471 XML parser do not let use '<' in any attribute inside XML file
Submitted: 2002-02-09 16:15 UTC Modified: 2002-02-09 16:23 UTC
From: francis at vulcanonet dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: XML related
PHP Version: 4.1.0 OS: Windows XP
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-02-09 16:15 UTC] francis at vulcanonet dot com
XML parser do not let use '<'  in any attribute inside XML file. Example:

<elem attribute="<9" />

in this case, the parser send the message "not well-formed" (invalid token)


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 [2002-02-09 16:22 UTC]
What did you expect? According to the XML-Specs, a XML-Document is not wellformed with a < in the attribute value. Use &lt; if you want to use a <. 

 [2002-02-09 16:23 UTC]
You should use &lt; instead of <.
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