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Re: BOM handling

From: Laurent Carcone <Laurent.Carcone@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2002 10:11:51 +0200
To: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020702081151.2EC636F92@tux.inrialpes.fr>

> 
> Hello!
> 
> <http://schneegans.de/temp/amaya-bom> is labeled as
> "application/xhtml+xml; charset=utf-8" and contains a BOM. A BOM is is
> allowed in UTF-8 encoded XML entities, at least
> <http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-V10-2e-errata#E22> is absolutely clear in
> this aspect.
> 
> However, Amaya 6.1 complains about a "Not Well-Formed XML document" and
> points at the BOM. When reloading this document as HTML, the U+FEFF
> character becomes part of the character data of the document. This
> behaviour should be fixed.
> 

Thanks for your report, Christoph.
I think that the version of Expat parser we use in Amaya doesn't support the 
BOM.
I will test the latest version after the release of Amaya.

Laurent Carcone
Amaya team
Received on Tuesday, 2 July 2002 04:11:53 UTC

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