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   Re: Trouble with external entities that reference complete XML docume

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  • From: richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk (Richard Tobin)
  • To: xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: 8 May 2000 11:17:01 GMT

Paul Roe <Paul_Roe@emeraldsolutions.com> wrote:

>	<?xml version="1.0" ?>

The xml declaration in an external entity (other than the document entity)
must contain an encoding declaration, eg

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

Indeed, the main use of it is to declare the encoding of the entity;
the version is optional.

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