[XML-SIG] XML Unicode and UTF-8

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Aug 8 09:54:22 CEST 2004

Neil Youngman wrote:
> I'm assuming, possibly incorrectly, that the standards are set up in such a 
> way that if it's valid text, it should be possible to insert the equivalent 
> the UTF-8 equivalent in XML. 

That's, strictly speaking, incorrect - the notion of "valid text" is 
really flawed. Valid text, e.g. in iso-8859-5, might contain control
characters which are not allowed in XML.


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