parsing an xml document with funky non-ascii characters
jason at jorendorff.com
Mon Feb 4 05:11:58 CET 2002
> How do I deal with xml documents with characters like 'ä'?
> I have tried:
> - setting encoding="ISO-8859-1 in the xml doc itself
I put this in mine:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
and it works. It should work for you too, unless there's
a bug in the XML parser. Note that the <? must be the first
characters of the file, though.
> - escaping the character in the doc: ('\x84')
This isn't a meaningful escape in XML, just 4 ordinary
text characters. But you could do „ and that might work.
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