Re: [xsl] Encoding problem or what else?

Subject: Re: [xsl] Encoding problem or what else?
From: "FC" <flavio@xxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2005 15:42:23 +0100
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From: "George Cristian Bina" <george@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Thursday, December 08, 2005 09:16
Subject: Re: [xsl] Encoding problem or what else?

> Hi,
> Xerces handles the UTF-8 BOM correctly since many years now. What you 
> need to check is how you create the input source for the XML that you 
> pass to the transformation. If you pass only the system ID then Xerces 
> will escape automatically the BOM if the encoding is UTF-8. If you pass 
> a Reader to the parser then it is your task to skip the UTF-8 BOM. IIRC 
> there is a bug on Sun bugzilla that says that the InputStreamReader does 
> not skip the UTF-8 BOM when you give it a UTF-8 byte stream.
> Now the error message: "Document root element is missing." seems 
> different than what Xerces gives if you enter a character before the XML 
> header: "The processing instruction target matching "[xX][mM][lL]" is 
> not allowed." so it is possible that you are using some other XML parser.
> Hope that helps,
> George
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> George Cristian Bina
> <oXygen/> XML Editor, Schema Editor and XSLT Editor/Debugger

Yes, as Micheal explained JDK 1.4.2 is using the "crimson" parser.
Now my problem is to understand how to replace this with xerces.


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