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Fwd: FYI: UTF-8 BOM is now official

From: Terje Bless <link@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 15:34:09 +0200
To: W3C Validator <www-validator@w3.org>
cc: Martin Dürst <duerst@w3.org>, "Peter K. Sheerin" <pete@petesguide.com>
Message-ID: <20010726153421-r01010700-040c0415-0910-010c@192.168.1.6>
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Date: 26.07.01 14:13
Received: 26.07.01 15:29
From: Rob Lugt <roblugt@elcel.com>
To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org

I see from the W3C web-site that the XML Core WG has created an errata 22
[1] addressing the utf-8 BOM issue.  It's now official, XML Processors are
required to accept UTF-8 Byte Order Marks (BOMs) at the start of external
entities.

Happily our XML Validator [2] has always taken this approach ;-)

Regards
~Rob

--
Rob Lugt
ElCel Technology
http://www.elcel.com/

[1] http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-V10-2e-errata
[2] http://www.elcel.com/products/xmlvalid.html



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I see from the W3C web-site that the XML Core WG has created an errata 22
[1] addressing the utf-8 BOM issue.  It's now official, XML Processors are
required to accept UTF-8 Byte Order Marks (BOMs) at the start of external
entities.

Happily our XML Validator [2] has always taken this approach ;-)

Regards
~Rob

--
Rob Lugt
ElCel Technology
http://www.elcel.com/

[1] http://www.w3.org/XML/xml-V10-2e-errata
[2] http://www.elcel.com/products/xmlvalid.html



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