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RE: Comments on VoiceXML 2.0 Working Draft 23rd October 2001

From: Matthew Wilson <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 19:18:02 +0000
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To: www-voice@w3.org

>13. Section 5.2.6, Event Types says "Errors encountered during document 
>loading" ... "and syntactic errors (no XML header, no <vxml> element, etc) 
>result in a badfetch error event"... I'm not sure what the XML header 
>referred to here is. If it is the XML declaration, then I don't believe 
>that its omission is an error. (XML 2.8 says "XML documents should begin 
>with an XML declaration which specifies the version of XML being used.")
> >>> This will be corrected in the next draft. Its omission is an error if 
> the document character encoding is neither UTF-8 or UTF-16.

Not always I think; for example if the VoiceXML document is loaded via 
HTTP, and the encoding is indicated in the HTTP headers.

Matthew Wilson
Received on Monday, 18 February 2002 14:18:09 UTC

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