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RE: RE: XSD - Validator problem

  • From: "Michael Kay" <mike@s...>
  • To: "'Rick Jelliffe'" <rjelliffe@a...>,<xml-dev@l...>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2007 10:07:55 +0100

RE: RE:  XSD - Validator problem
In UTF-8, at the start of a file it is 
> just a nonsense character, useless, out-of-place, a sign of 
> bad programming, and it messes up encoding detectors

I'd have said it's a three-byte sequence which tells you pretty reliably
that you're dealing with a UTF-8 encoded file - provided of course that you
are looking for it. Agreed, BOM is a misnomer.

I'm not defending the decision to add it to the XML spec by means of an
erratum, however.

Michael Kay



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