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    NCIP:Ampersand is not replaced in XML communications

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 2

    Description:
    Issue number: 16384-18753
    Module: NCIP
    Server platform affected: Solaris

    Releases replicated in: 8.1.1
    Last version without bug: N/A

    Expected results:
    An ampersand should be replaced with & in XML communications.

    Actual results:
    Ampersands are sent by voyager NCIP.

    Workflow implications: Users receive errors in the requesting interface (ie RELAIS).

    Replication steps:
    1. Example message and response from Voyager NCIP (The <StructuredAddress> line contains the ampersand):
    ::::::::::::::
    2012-05-01_15-00-25_693.req
    ::::::::::::::
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?><NCIPMessage version="http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/imp1/dtd/ncip_v1_0.dtd"><LookupUser><Init
    iationHeader><FromAgencyId><UniqueAgencyId><Scheme datatype="string">http://www.relais-intl.com/ncip/schemes/agency.scm</Scheme><Val
    ue datatype="string">Relais</Value></UniqueAgencyId></FromAgencyId><ToAgencyId><UniqueAgencyId><Scheme datatype="string">http://www.
    relais-intl.com/ncip/schemes/agency.scm</Scheme><Value datatype="string" /></UniqueAgencyId></ToAgencyId></InitiationHeader><UniqueU
    serId><UniqueAgencyId><Scheme datatype="string">http://www.relais-intl.com/ncip/schemes/agency.scm</Scheme><Value datatype="string"
    /></UniqueAgencyId><UserIdentifierValue>6014760029235801</UserIdentifierValue></UniqueUserId><UserElementType><Scheme>http://www.nis
    o.org/ncip/v1_0/schemes/userelementtype/userelementtype.scm</Scheme><Value>Name Information</Value></UserElementType><UserElementTyp
    e><Scheme>http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/schemes/userelementtype/userelementtype.scm</Scheme><Value>User Address Information</Value><
    /UserElementType><UserElementType><Scheme>http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/schemes/userelementtype/userelementtype.scm</Scheme><Value>U
    ser Privilege</Value></UserElementType><UserElementType><Scheme>http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/schemes/userelementtype/userelementtyp
    e.scm</Scheme><Value>Visible User Id</Value></UserElementType></LookupUser></NCIPMessage>
    ::::::::::::::
    2012-05-01_15-00-25_693.rsp
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    <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
    <!DOCTYPE NCIPMessage PUBLIC "-//NISO/NCIP DTD Version 1//EN" "http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/imp1/dtd/ncip_v1_0.dtd">

    <NCIPMessage version="http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/imp1/dtd/ncip_v1_0.dtd">
    <LookupUserResponse>
    <ResponseHeader>
    <FromAgencyId>
    <UniqueAgencyId>
    <Scheme>http://www.dynix.com/ncip/schemes/agency.scm</Scheme>
    <Value>VOYAGER</Value>
    </UniqueAgencyId>
    </FromAgencyId>
    <ToAgencyId>
    <UniqueAgencyId>
    <Scheme>http://www.relais-intl.com/ncip/schemes/agency.scm</Scheme>
    <Value>Relais</Value>
    </UniqueAgencyId>
    </ToAgencyId>
    </ResponseHeader>
    <UniqueUserId>
    <UniqueAgencyId>
    <Scheme>http://www.dynix.com/ncip/schemes/agency.scm</Scheme>
    <Value>VOYAGER</Value>
    </UniqueAgencyId>
    <UserIdentifierValue>50847UR</UserIdentifierValue>
    </UniqueUserId>
    <UserOptionalFields>
    <VisibleUserId>
    <VisibleUserIdentifierType>
    <Scheme>http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/imp1/schemes/visibleuseridentifiertype/visibleuseridentifiertype.scm</Sche
    me>
    <Value>Barcode</Value>
    </VisibleUserIdentifierType>
    <VisibleUserIdentifier>6014760029235801</VisibleUserIdentifier>
    </VisibleUserId>
    <NameInformation>
    <PersonalNameInformation>
    <StructuredPersonalUserName>
    <Prefix>Mr</Prefix>
    <GivenName>Valerian</GivenName>
    <Surname>De Sousa</Surname>
    </StructuredPersonalUserName>
    </PersonalNameInformation>
    </NameInformation>
    <UserAddressInformation>
    <UserAddressRoleType>
    <Scheme>http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/imp1/schemes/useraddressroletype/useraddressroletype.scm</Scheme>
    <Value>Multi-Purpose</Value>
    </UserAddressRoleType>
    <PhysicalAddress>
    <StructuredAddress>
    <Line1>Anthropology & Sociology</Line1>
    <Line2>Old Library 06B</Line2>
    </StructuredAddress>
    <PhysicalAddressType>
    <Scheme>http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/imp1/schemes/physicaladdresstype/physicaladdresstype.scm</Scheme>
    <Value>Postal Address</Value>
    </PhysicalAddressType>
    </PhysicalAddress>
    </UserAddressInformation>
    <UserAddressInformation>
    <UserAddressRoleType>
    <Scheme>http://www.niso.org/ncip/v1_0/imp1/schemes/useraddressroletype/useraddressrolet

    Resolution:
    Fixed in NCIP for 8.2.0.


    • Article last edited: 10/8/2013
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