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   Re: [xml-dev] baffling encoding problem

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In article <1107953143.420a05f800548@horde.scannet.dk> you write:
>The instance has a declared encoding of UTF-8 and a BOM
>of UTF-8 (EF BB BF).
[...]
>When I open it in 010 editor, the hex editor i use, it shows 42F8 726E
>6568 6176 6 which that's right isn't it? I copy that I get BÝrnehave. 

That "F8" is the Latin-1 code for o-with-stroke.  So it appears that your
document is not in UTF-8 but in Latin-1.  Change the encoding declaration
to "iso-8859-1".

The applications that show it correctly are doing so because they are
ignoring the declared encoding, and assuming that it's Latin-1 (or
some proprietary Windows character set vaguely related to Latin-1).

-- Richard




 

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