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You're right, character encoding is set for the whole file, i.e.
'external parsed entity', I misread XML 1.1 section 4.3.3 on a late
I had always thought that was the case, but thought I read differently
in the 1.1 spec.
Still, in an XIS implementation it makes sense, even if the text would
be converted uniformly when going to XML 1.1.
Dare Obasanjo wrote:
>>From: Stephen D. Williams [mailto:email@example.com]
>>Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2004 10:44 AM
>>To: Liam Quin
>>Cc: Rich Salz; firstname.lastname@example.org
>>Subject: Re: [xml-dev] The "what is XML" permathread
>>revisited -- was Re: [xml-dev] XML Binary Characterization WG
>>public list availabl e
>>I would also note that every element can have it's own
>>encoding. This meshes perfectly with my plan to support
>>whatever encoding is used for text in a particular element,
>>individually for each element.
>I've never heard that XML allows every element to have its own encoding,
>in fact I'm pretty sure it explicitly disallows it.
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