[jdom-interest] Retrieving encoding from XML file content

Jason Hunter jhunter at xquery.com
Wed Feb 16 10:31:27 PST 2005

SAXBuilder doesn't provide that info because SAX doesn't provide that 
info.  A different builder could be written (on XNI for example) that 
exposed that information.


MARRIS V wrote:

> Hi,
>   I am a newbie in XML. I have a requirement where in i have to read in the encoding from the source XML file and set the encoding accordingly, 
> Right now, i am hardcoding to UTF-16 /UTF-8 for certain feed assuming that it is going to match with the encoding of the source.
> Is there any way through JDOM API where we can retrievethe encoding from an XML file.
> Thanks in advance.
> Regards,
> Sriram

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