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Python Xmlspecialchars Function

04.13.2005
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        Escape the five XML special chars.

def xmlspecialchars(text):
        return text.replace(u"&", u"&")\
               .replace(u"<", u"<")\
               .replace(u">", u">")\
               .replace(u"'", u"'")\
               .replace(u'"', u""")