2011/2/25 OQ <overlordq@gmail.com>
On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 12:18 PM, S Vashisht <situ117@yahoo.com> wrote:
> So <a> becomes
> &lt;a&gt;
> Is there any way to disable this feature ?

That's what XML is, any proper XML parser should handle this for you.

Not all special characters: only four characters, <,>,& and " (&lt; &gt; &amp; &quot;), so if you manage to do a few of string replaces you'll get your resutl easily.