Re: Using Unicode in XML

From: Michael \(michka\) Kaplan (
Date: Sat Jul 15 2000 - 21:21:50 EDT

From: "Markus Scherer" <>

> please note that the xml spec has an "errata" list with 67 items that
substantially update the spec.
> there, it now also recommends (though it does not force) for xml clients
to recognize u+feff for utf-8 (the bytes ef bb bf) and many other byte
> there is a link to the errata at the beginning of the xml spec.

Where do you see this? The list below has all the errata that mention the
word encoding in them. E44 Substantive does say that EF BB BF is UT-8, but
it makes no comment even approaching a recommendation.

E79 Clarification
E78 Substantive
E77 Clarification
E57 Clarification
E56 Clarification
E48 Clarification
E47 Substantive
E44 Substantive
E23 Editorial


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