SDATA or UNICODE
ak117 at freenet.carleton.ca
Wed Jan 28 22:21:15 GMT 1998
Gavin McKenzie writes:
> On a related note...I have felt that it should be possible to attach the
> encoding declaration to any element in a manner similar to xml:lang.
> Typically our customers (who often are not able to make use of Unicode)
> require the ability to switch from one character encoding scheme to
> another on the fly within the same physical document (e.g. switching
> from Shift-JIS to Latin-1 and back). Referencing an external entity
> makes it possible, but not acceptable for our customers.
NOTATION attributes could be used for transliteration schemes, but I
don't know if they could/should be used to shift encoding.
All the best,
David Megginson ak117 at freenet.carleton.ca
Microstar Software Ltd. dmeggins at microstar.com
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