Re: MSXML and Encoding
I will not explain you why it can't support european character (because I don't know) but if you want to use them, just type : encoding="ISO-8859-1" . normally, it works "Steven Livingstone, ITS, SENM" wrote: > > why is utf-16 essential (as opposed to say utf-8, or even ascii + entity > references) > > Special European Characters don't seem to work for UTF-8 (at least for the > MSXML parser). > I had a look at the W3C doc and tried the UTF-16 as they said it should be > supported, but the at the start of parsing it said the encoding is not > supported. > > I have read a bit now on the UTF-8 and UTF-16 explanations as my knowledge > of them isn't great. > Does anybody have a few sentences to explain these ? - I am going to look at > some stuff at unicode.org as well. > > Wouldn't explain why the parser couldn't understand the special chracters > though? > > 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: David Carlisle [SMTP:davidc@xxxxxxxxx] > > Sent: 08 September 1999 12:37 > > To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Subject: Re: MSXML and Encoding > > > > > Anybody know if the XSL parser with MSXML supports UTF-16 encoding? > > > > I am sure somebody does:-) It should do (it is mandated by the XML REC) > > > > but > > > > > My document contains many European names, so UTF-16 is pretty essential. > > > > why is utf-16 essential (as opposed to say utf-8, or even ascii + entity > > references) > > > > David > > > > > > 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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