Metadata.xml files bomb out as a result of the &

From Jared Potter
DateFri, 1 Feb 2002 16:04:25 -0800
Subject Metadata.xml files bomb out as a result of the &
So, I've been working on my metadata program and have exported and tried to
build a library. It works! ... Kinda.

I have noticed that if there is an ampersand(&) in the metadata.xml file, it
will ignore the whole file. Does anyone know of any hacks to get around
this, and are there any other characters that I don't know about that do the

By the way, for those of you who have played with the program at I would like to tell you that the search
function is not completely working. For now, it will only show you ALL the
documents, so when you search, use * . I'm working on fixing the search
function. I have also made some changes to the tables, etc. So the program
is a bit cleaner.

What do those who have seen it think? Helpful? Not helpful? I enjoy
feedback. :)

Jared Potter
Mercy Corps
3015 Sw 1st Ave
Portland, OR
Phone: 503-478-1022
Do not meddle in the affairs of sysadmins, for they are quick to anger and
have not need for subtlety.