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Re: [xml-dev] Why is Encoding Metadata (e.g. encoding="UTF-8) putInside the XML Document?

Michael Kay wrote:
>> Why? Shouldn't metadata be external to a document?
> Sadly, most of us are using file systems based on 1960s thinking that don't
> allow metadata to be held anywhere other than in the content of the file (or
> potentially in its name). 

I love the fact that the Gnome help system recognizes my DocBook files, 
and lets me view them as help files, with tables of contents, links, and 
very nice formatting ... it makes it a little nicer to write DocBook 
documents when working on Fedora ....


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