xml.dom.minidom losing the XML document type attribute

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Thu Jun 11 02:23:23 EDT 2009

Johannes Bauer wrote:
> when I read in a XML document with the xml.dom.minidom parser and write
> it out again, an attribute is lost:
> Input:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
> [...]
> Output:
> <?xml version="1.0" ?>
> How can I fix this?

You don't have to. UTF-8 is the default encoding, so the two lines above
are equivalent.


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