[XML-SIG] Better recipe for saving a file with a doctype declaration?
Martin v. L÷wis
17 Jan 2003 10:17:51 +0100
"Mike C. Fletcher" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm using the following to write out my xml document with a doctype
> declaration. Is this the preferred way to go about it?
If you are using the DOM: Sure! If you need more stuff in the DOCTYPE
declaration (such as an internal subset), you could also write it out
yourself, and then only print the document root.
> and on a related note, how does one specify the encoding for the
> document when writing (e.g. as "ISO-8859-1")?
If you have the latest PyXML, and if you are using minidom, you can
use the encoding= argument of .toxml.