The saxon:entity-ref element is useful to generate entities such as in HTML output.
To do this, write:
Note: the preferred way to produce a non-breaking space character in the output is
simply to write
in the stylesheet. By
default, with HTML output, this will be serialized as
, though the
way it is serialized doesn't actually matter as far as the HTML browser is concerned.
saxon:entity-ref is permitted only in contexts where
would be permitted: that is, when writing to a serialized output destination.