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RE: [xml-dev] root tag
- From: "DuCharme, Bob (LNG)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: 'Francisco Belloso' <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 17:44:39 -0400
Francisco Belloso wrote:
> I need to read the encoding attribute from the first
>xml tag (<?xml ... ).
> Is this possible whith SAX?. I've tried
>processingInstruction and startElement...
First, it's neither an element nor a processing instruction, but the XML
declaration. I just tried a quick search of the SAX javadoc index at
sourceforge and found getEncoding(), which seems to do what you want.
The character encoding part of the XML Rec  provides some interesting
background on this.
Bob DuCharme www.snee.com/bob <bob@
snee.com> see http://www.snee.com/bob/xsltquickly for
info on new book "XSLT Quickly" from Manning Publications.