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RE: [xsl] encoding of text files

From: "Michael Kay" <michael.h.kay@------------>
Date: 11/14/2002 9:34:00 AM
>  From a autotest description a java file is generated. If i 
> use default 
> output encoding (UTF-8), the German umlauts in the output 
> looks like this one:
>             "ge&Atilde;&curren;ndert"
> If I use ISO-8859-1 it's correct:
>             "ge&auml;ndert"

What it looks like on the screen depends entirely on the software you
use to display it. If your file is in encoding X and you display it
using software that thinks it's in encoding Y, then it will look like
garbage, regardless of the values of X and Y. All you're telling us is
that your display software can handle iso-8859-1 and can't handle utf8.

Michael Kay
Software AG
home: Michael.H.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxx
work: Michael.Kay@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 

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