[nycphp-talk] Converting the pesky MS Word quotes and other characters
shiflett at php.net
Sun Nov 2 22:49:50 EST 2008
On Oct 29, 2008, at 3:30 PM, Joseph Crawford wrote:
> Has anyone on here found a viable solution? Everything seems to work
> on the www side of things but as soon as i use the data in an RSS
> feed it does not seem to like the MS Word characters.
This might be helpful, particularly the comments:
I have had the whole RSS problem explained to me before by an
accessibility guru, and as I recall, it has something to do with
namespaces. The solution is to use numerical entities rather than
named entities, because stuff like &hearts will make your feed
invalid. This sounds like what you're encountering.
(I need to update my post with this information, so I don't forget it
Hope that helps.
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