[jdom-interest] how to discover the encoding of an XML

Jason Hunter jhunter at xquery.com
Fri Jul 23 09:47:23 PDT 2004

SAX doesn't provide this information.  SAX decodes the information but 
doesn't report on what encoding was used.  So SAXBuilder doesn't have 
that information available to it.


Terenzio Berni wrote:

> It is possible to know what encoding was used while building a Document 
> (via SaxBuilder).
> ie:
> I have an XML that starts with the declaration:
> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> and I need to know that the encoding used was UTF-8.
> Regards, Terenzio

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