From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Fri Feb 21 2003 - 23:06:34 EST
Martin Duerst scripsit:
> - Would it be *possible* to have such documents *de*coded by an XML
> processor according to the rules in Appendix F of the XML Recommendation
> (i.e. no external encoding information, such as in a standalone file).
> The answer to this question is what Markus said above.
Processors don't have to apply the methods of Appendix F, which is a
non-normative section anyhow. They can glork the right encoding from
context, or apply trial and error among the list of encodings they know.
-- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org To say that Bilbo's breath was taken away is no description at all. There are no words left to express his staggerment, since Men changed the language that they learned of elves in the days when all the world was wonderful. --_The Hobbit_
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