Re: [xsl] (Auto-)detecting which XML encoding is necessary/required ?

Subject: Re: [xsl] (Auto-)detecting which XML encoding is necessary/required ?
From: Colin Paul Adams <colin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2007 17:56:47 +0000
>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Stover <bxstover@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

    Ben> Sometimes the situation occurs that an XML document does not
    Ben> fit to its own encoding setting in the first line.  Is there
    Ben> a way to find out the best/necessary/required encoding
    Ben> setting for an XML doc resp. what I have to write in the
    Ben> first line:

    Ben> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>

    Ben> or

    Ben> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

    Ben> or simply

    Ben> <?xml version="1.0"?>

Just write:

<xsl:output method="xml" encoding="UTF-8"/>

and the XSLT processor will ensure both that the correct XML
declaration is written, and that the document is produced in the
correct encoding.
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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