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Re: relax UTF-8 default?

  • From: Dave Pawson <davep@dpawson.co.uk>
  • To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:12:10 +0000

Re:  relax UTF-8 default?
On Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:43:32 +0000
Andrew Welch <andrew.j.welch@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yep - the "UTF-8/16 only" suggestion is to solve the problem of the
> potential mismatch between the encoding in the prolog and the actual
> encoding.. add to that the content-type when http is involved and you
> have 3 areas to look at to determine the encoding...

Was this the elders being too hopeful? 
I intend to use utf-8 ... but I just put that in because
my tool does it automatically when I open an xxx.xml document?

The best intentions but a #fail?

What are the alternatives... if any?
Some app to analyse/guess the encoding and propose changes/
set the encoding? Is such a beast possible?



Dave Pawson

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