[XML-SIG] "encoding" argument to xml.dom.minidom.toxml()?
stefan_ml at behnel.de
Wed Jun 11 06:57:34 CEST 2008
Bill Janssen wrote:
>> I suspect there's a certain amount of unarticulated assumptions on both
>> sides of this exchange. I'm guessing that Bill might be thinking
>> something like: "it's possible to represent any Unicode character in XML
>> as &#<code-position-for character>"; and was hoping that the method
>> would do just that for the non-ASCII characters if he asks for ASCII
> Yep, that's what I was thinking. I don't see any other reason to have
> that parameter there.
Have you considered that it may be there to allow other encodings than UTF-8?
Check the codecs module to see how many others there are.
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