Re: [REPOST, LONG] XML and tags (LONG) - SCSU for XML

From: Markus Scherer (
Date: Fri Feb 21 2003 - 18:11:09 EST

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    Martin Duerst wrote:
    > - Is it *probable* that an XML processor decodes XML in SCSU?
    > No, XML processors are only required to support UTF-8 and UTF-16.
    > Many of them support other encodings, such as iso-8859-1,..., but
    > support for SCSU is thin as far as I'm aware.

    Well, Xerces is a reasonably common parser, and can be used with ICU for conversion. This
    combination, at least, supports SCSU-encoded XML documents.
    IBM's C++ XML parser uses ICU.

    Viele Gre,


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