XML/XSL: "Semicolon expected" error

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XML/XSL: "Semicolon expected" error

Post by peter_b »

As a programmer, one is not surprised if a compiler says "semicolon expected" or "semicolon missing".
But I just had the case where I got the following error message for an XSLT I'm working on:
Error in package file transformation: Could not load package stylesheet file: Semicolon expected

Semicolon? XML? Wait! What...?

The culprit was an "HTML Entity" :roll:
If you ever get the error "semicolon expected", first look at all HTML entities you're using - and make sure they are properly terminated with a ";".

Took me 15 minutes to find this - and I'm somewhere between amused and embarrassed ;)
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