[XML-SIG] Missing encoding attribute

Andrew Clover and-xml at doxdesk.com
Fri Aug 13 11:02:21 CEST 2004

Mehdi Hashemian <mehdi.hashemian at spirentcom.com> wrote:

> Is there support for encoding argument for toxml and toprettyxml in minidom?
> (Does not look like it is supported in 2.2.2)

It is in 2.3 onwards, and reasonably recent PyXML versions. Earlier 
versions don't do character encoding, you always get Unicode strings out.

(Note, you still can't encode to a character set which doesn't include 
all characters used in content; minidom will currently produce an error 
rather than trying to escape unencodable characters with character 

Andrew Clover
mailto:and at doxdesk.com

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