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Re: [xml-dev] xml with no -->"<?xml version?>"

Julian Reschke wrote:
> The first line may be the XML declaration 
> (<http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#NT-XMLDecl>). It specifies the XML 
> version and the document's encoding.  If you don't have an XML 
> declaration, the XML processor will assume version 1.0 and may try to 
> derive the encoding from context (HTTP Content-Type header, ...) or the 
> document itself (byte order marks). See 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml/#NT-EncodingDecl>.
> Best regards, Julian

An important precision about XML media types, according to RFC3023 :

Content-type: text/xml; charset="utf-8"
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
=> you'll get utf-8

Content-type: text/xml
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
=> you'll get us-ascii !!!!!!

Content-type: application/xml; charset="utf-16"
{BOM}<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-16"?>
=> you'll get utf-16

Content-type: application/xml
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="encoding-known-by-your-parser"?>
=> you'll get encoding-known-by-your-parser


              (. .)
|      Philippe Poulard       |
        Have the RefleX !

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