[XML-SIG] Troubles with latin 1 characters

Fredrik Lundh fredrik@pythonware.com
Wed, 29 Sep 1999 11:03:37 +0200

> I have troubles parsing some (not all) lat1 characters.  For example,
> processing  works fine,  gives troubles: it doesn't show up in my
> output (it even looks like the  is parsed as an end-of-line).  What
> is going wrong here?

XML's default character set is UTF-8, not
ISO Latin 1.  Try adding:

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='iso-8859-1'?>

to the beginning of your document.

(it looks like the parser you're using is
broken, though -- a good parser should
choke on illegal UTF-8 sequences...)