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Correctly escape predefined entities in deadlock XML

If you create a table that has &, ", <, or > in the name, it's not correctly escaped in all instances of deadlock XML.

This causes an error when trying to convert extended event/system health data to valid XML for analysis.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_XML_and_HTML_character_entity_references

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