[Expat-discuss] Charset trouble
Tue Nov 26 14:03:03 2002
> While parsing XML, expat always converts entity coded chars ("&#code;") to unicode,
> regardless of the charset I specified in XML_CreateParser (which is ISO-8859-1).
That specifies just the input encoding.
Expat will always output Unicode (UTF-8 or UTF-16).
> So my application always shows every coded char in XML as a two-char string.
> Does the parser always encode to unicode? How can I solve it without compiling in unicode?
> Must I use a unicode-to-ansi conversion function and pass every returned string to it?
I don't think the XML specs allow anything else but Unicode for output.
The best approach would be to make your whole application use Unicode
internally (and maybe even externally).
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