expat and encodings

James Clark jjc at jclark.com
Tue Dec 15 11:28:26 GMT 1998

Steve Kearon wrote:

> Is my understanding correct - does expat feed UTF-8 text to clients when
> parsing?


> Can expat be asked to feed clients iso-8859-1?


> If the client must convert manually, are there any helper functions in
> expat/xmltok?

Not for converting to iso-8859-1.

> If I use the unicode build of expat, does it feed utf-8, unicode or utf-16?

It feeds UTF-16 (the same as Unicode 2).


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