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Re: Proposed update to pxp:unzip: charset attribute

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Oct 2011 09:00:35 -0400
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m28votovbg.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Florent Georges <fgeorges@fgeorges.org> writes:
>> I propose that we add a charset option to the pxp:unzip step. If the
>> specified content type is not an XML content type but is a text
>> content type (begins "text/") and a charset parameter is specified,
>> then the result is a c:data element containing the characters of the
>> extracted file.
>   Why only for text/*?  What if application/xml and the entry does not
> have an XML declaration (or if the XML decl does not have the encoding
> pseudo-attribute)?  Shouldn't it be possible to help the processor by
> telling it: "hey, I know this entry is ISO-8859-15, make sure the XML
> parser will use this"...

Uuuuhhhmmmm. Yes. :-)

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman Walsh
Lead Engineer
MarkLogic Corporation
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