[XML-SIG] Unicode XML

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Nov 2 21:14:44 CET 2005

"Desilets, Alain" wrote:

> My problem is that the dictionary mess_argvals may contain some values
> which are strings with unicode characters in them. But unfortunately,
> dumps() generates XML code that uses the default encoding, i.e. the XML
> string starts with:
> <?xml version="1.0" ?>
> How can I make dumps() generate XML that uses the UTF-8 encoding. In
> other words, how do I tell it to generate XML that starts with this
> line:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>

utf-8 is the default encoding for XML, so that encoding declaration is optional.


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