Problem with parsing XML

Jon-Pierre Gentil jgentil at
Mon Mar 15 05:05:17 CET 2004

On Sun, 2004-03-14 at 21:01, James Laamnna wrote:
> So I have an XML document with é and other non-XML chars.
> I'm wondering the best way to parse this using xml.dom.minidom.
> I've tried using a translation document to transmate é to é
> But now the characters just disappear.
> Any suggestions?

Use DOCTYPE entity declarations?

Like this:

<!DOCTYPE xsl:stylesheet [<!ENTITY nbsp "&#160;">]>

You can define &eacute too.

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