[I18n-sig] XML and UTF-16

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Thu, 31 May 2001 22:28:31 +0200

> M.-A. Lemburg writes:
> > What is the standard file layout to use for storing an XML file
> > in UTF-16 ?
> I thought this was covered in the XML specification as a non-normative
> appendix. Maybe not.

Indeed it is. In addition to the procedure you outline, they also
anticipate that a higher-level protocol (such as HTTP) may identify a
content type.