[Scribus] invalid xml character in the sla scribus file

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Wed Jan 30 14:38:50 CET 2008

Morin Fabien wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I'm using Scribus, and I have an error when I parse the file with
> minidom.ParseString python method, specialy when I have mutli_lines in a
> text frame.
> There is the caracter "" for the "\n" and make parsing failed.
> I have a quick look on the bug module and see that this bug have been
> already reported last year (http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=4050 )
> What about it today ? Is there a more recent bug about it ? Is it
> planned to correct it and when (approximatively) ?.
Yes, I've pointed this out some time ago. There doesn't seem to be much 
interest in fixing this. It definitely gets in the way of writing 
scripts to manipulate or even analyze the Scribus files. Probably the 
last barrier to a true XML compliant format.

What I done as a kludge is do a search and replace, done something with 
the file, then search and replace in reverse. Not pretty.


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