Fermat, this is the link I found to RavRob's fix
Good luck! I don't know how to do any of what he recommends but I'm sure many others do.
Monty28428, thanks for the link
https://forums.thetvdb.com/, however, I went there to find info on how these problems on kodi are being addressed and couldn't find any such specific info. I just randomly browsed through various topics but couldn't really find anything on the CDATA problems on...