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Re: Reads like ASCII (was Re: character sets ...)



On Mon, 16 Sep 1996, Gavin Nicol wrote:

> >1) the first thing in the document before any non-ISO 646 characters is a
> >PI with only ISO 646 characters that can say the encoding (if it is exotic
> >or warranted). E.g.:
> >	<?XML EUC-JP>
> >2) the encoding used for the input stream must have ISO 646 characters
> >in the same code numbers as ISO 646.  
> 
> This is a hack, and doesn't help with *initial* parsing of the
> document.

why?  what is *initial* parsing? 



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