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Re: IE 6.0 cannot handle Japanese yet

From: MURATA Makoto <EB2M-MRT@asahi-net.or.jp>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2001 20:14:24 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200110260017.AA00509@makoto.asahi-net.or.jp>
To: "Christian Wolfgang Hujer" <Christian.Hujer@itcqis.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Christian Wolfgang Hujer wrote:

> The document of the URL specified is not UTF-8 but probably UTF-16 encoded.
> You have to state any non-UTF-8-Encoding in the XML-Declaration. The
> xml-declaration of your document is wrong, it has to be <?xml version="1.0"
> encoding="utf-16"?>. So the document is no XML document (it is not
> well-formed).

No, UTF-16 XML documents do not require encoding declarations.  The BOM 
is good enough.  See XML 1.0.


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