The XML decl is not a PI (especially in SAX)

Gavin Thomas Nicol gtn at
Mon Nov 15 06:25:38 GMT 1999

> > I hope that future APIs could keep this in mind: hide the
> > encoding from the processor by all means, but save the encoding
information for
> > re-encoding later.
> Yes.  I'd go further and say the processor should have the
> option to see the encoding.

Perhaps in something like the SAX API, there would be some of this
information passed along... it is useful information for many things.

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