What is wrong? The minidom or the XML file?

Anthony Liu antonyliu2002 at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 11 02:26:00 CET 2004


Erik,

What do you mean by "where these Chinese characters
come from"?  I think I got lost.


--- Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> wrote:
> Anthony Liu wrote:
> 
> > Another question: If I insert some Chinese
> characters
> > in the sample xml document, then again the same
> python
> > code cannot parse it. It python code got choked
> > whenever it hits the 1st Chiese character.
> > 
> > Python says:
> > 
> > ExpatError: not well-formed (invalid token): line
> 3,
> > column 7
> > 
> > The problem remains even if I try
> encoding="UTF-16" or
> > encoding="GB2312" or encoding="GBK" in the xml
> > document.
> > 
> > Note that GB2312 and GBK are Chinese encodings.
> 
> If you're getting errors, then the encoding
> specified in the XML
> document type declaration doesn't patch what you've
> pasted in.  It
> matters where these Chinese characters come from,
> since they're going to
> be a part of some encoding and you haven't said what
> it was; if your
> document is UTF-8, you need to paste UTF-8 in.
> 
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