default encoding

Volkmann, Mark Mark.Volkmann at
Fri Nov 12 19:52:02 GMT 1999

If I start an XML document with
<?xml version="1.0"?>
what is the default encoding?
Is it just determined based on the first four bytes?

 __  __
/  \/  \        Object Computing, Inc.
\      / ark    (314)589-1617 pager
                (314)955-8123 A.G.Edwards
  \  / olkmann  (314)579-0066 OCI
   \/           volkmann at

xml-dev: A list for W3C XML Developers. To post, mailto:xml-dev at
Archived as: and on CD-ROM/ISBN 981-02-3594-1
To unsubscribe, mailto:majordomo at the following message;
unsubscribe xml-dev
To subscribe to the digests, mailto:majordomo at the following message;
subscribe xml-dev-digest
List coordinator, Henry Rzepa (mailto:rzepa at

More information about the Xml-dev mailing list