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Subject: Re: [xsl] character maps
From: Wolfgang Laun <wolfgang.laun@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 05:31:36 +0200

The technicalities have been explained and answered, but I just wonder
why an UTF-8 encoding has to be converted to to NCR. It's quite unlikely
that any XML processor isn't capable of reading UTF-8 - day 1 of Unicode
is long past.

(Just being curious.)

On 16/05/2013, David Carlisle <davidc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 15/05/2013 21:30, Craig Sampson wrote:
>> Hello, I have a situation where I need to convert UTF-8 characters to
>> their NCR (numeric character representation). I am trying to use
>> character maps but can't get it to work. My program is written in
>> XSLT version 2 which I am running with SAXON 9he on windows 7.
> As Ken already commented XSLT works with teh Uniocde characters not
> their UTF8 representation (By the time XSLT is processing them the
> original file encoding is not relevant).
> If you use
> <xsl:output  encoding="US-ASCII" omit-xml-declaration="yes"/>
> then all non ASCII characters will be output using NCR automatically.
> David
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