Streams, protocols, documents and fragments

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Feb 24 17:49:45 GMT 1999

Tim.Shaw at wrote:

> But, isn't the example below not wf XML - it doesn't seem to have a 
> prolog?

Unless the encoding stream is something other than UTF-8 (which
includes ASCII as a subset) or UTF-16, it is not necessary to
include an XML declaration with each document.

John Cowan		cowan at
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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