xml.dom.minidom losing the XML document type attribute

Johannes Bauer dfnsonfsduifb at gmx.de
Thu Jun 11 06:18:50 EDT 2009

Stefan Behnel schrieb:
> 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.

Can I somehow force Python to generate it anyways? I have software which
complains if an explicit encoding is missing...

Kind regards,

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