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Re: MPEG asks for MIME review for the MPEG21 file format
On Sun, 20 May 2007 02:24:11 +0200, Chris Lilley <chris@xxxxxx> wrote:
Swapping your sentences around: yes, the whole idea of +xml is that you
know you can use a generic XML parser.
Something that might or might not be xml, therefore should not use +xml.
An XML parser must understand UTF-8 and UTF-16 and may understand other
encodings. I gather that the Efficient XML folks will declare a new
encoding, and parsers which don't know it will not parse it. Same is if
I said the encoding was
"Efficient XML" seems to be more on the content encoding level than the
character encoding level to me. (Assuming you meant charset="blah" as
opposed to encoding="blah" above given your examples of UTF-8 and
Anne van Kesteren