I need a subroutine that takes an arbitrary string and returns that string in XML format. For example, it should change "IBM & Microsoft" into "IBM & Microsoft".
The hypothetical subroutine would be simiar to CGI::escape, which returns a given string in HTML format.
Does such a subroutine exist under CPAN? Though I looked around CPAN and used Google, I am having difficulty finding it.
I figure there is no sense re-inventing the wheel.
Edited by Chady -- fixed &
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