Can redactor us <br /> tags?

Redactor currently uses <br> tags when doing a line break. Can it be told to make those into <br /> tags instead. I had a problem elsewhere in a site trying to build an XML feed that didn’t like the HTML version of the line break tag.

It can’t unfortunately.

However, I would suggest using cdata in your XML feed to avoid breaking when it encounters unescaped html. Even something like & can break XML feeds otherwise.

MODX comes with a cdata output filter to make that easy: