RE: MSXML and Encoding
Well, are those characters in UTF-8, or are they in the Windows format? In which case the encoding is not UTF-8 but iso-8859-1. -- Julian F. Reschke (mailto:reschke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) MedicalData Service GmbH Münster, Germany > -----Original Message----- > From: owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:owner-xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Steven Livingstone, > ITS, SENM > Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 1999 5:03 PM > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: RE: MSXML and Encoding > > > Very strange. > Characters such as ë or è do not get parsed. > > Eg. This fails, giving a ? > > <?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> > <root> > è > </root> > > giving the reason > An Invalid character was found in text content. Line 3, Position 1 > ?</root> > > Am I missing something *really* daft? > > Basically I have been converting a company information database > from an old > Access for to SQL Server and Ingres. > I went DB -> XML -> DB for *very* good reasons, using the > Cononical form as > a guideline. > > Everything worked pretty well in parsing when I removed these characters, > otherwise it just told me the character was not recognised and stopped > parsing. > > Thanks > Steven > > Steven Livingstone - http://www.deltabiz.com > 07771 957 280 or +447771957280 > > Author - > Professional Site Server 3, Wrox Press > http://www.wrox.com/Consumer/Store/Details.asp?ISBN=1861002696 > Professional Site Server 3.0 Commerce Edition, Wrox Press > http://www.wrox.com/Consumer/Store/Details.asp?ISBN=1861002505 > > President, AIP Scotland. > ceo@xxxxxxxxx > http://www.citix.com > > Join Association of Internet Professionals - http://www.citix.com/aip > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: pandeng@xxxxxxxxxxxx [SMTP:pandeng@xxxxxxxxxxxx] > > Sent: 08 September 1999 14:54 > > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Subject: Re: MSXML and Encoding > > > > On Wed, 8 Sep 1999 13:35:11 +0100 , you wrote: > > > > >Special European Characters don't seem to work for UTF-8 (at least for > > the > > >MSXML parser). > > > > Do you have a specific example? I haven't noticed any problems of that > > sort with the MSXML parser. > > > > -Steve > > > > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > > > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list > XSL-List info and archive: http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list
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