The characters in the XML document can be encoded in different formats. XML uses the Unicode (UTF-8 or UTF-16) character set by default, but other encodings can be used if they are declared in the XML declaration at the beginning of the document.
FAQ about Chinese document encodings, and how they relate to XML. Also includes links and software.
A "just enough education to perform" guide to Unicode and ISO 10646 for authors of XML parsers and other software that processes XML.
Explains how to encode the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set V1.1 (DCMES) in XML, provides a DTD to validate the documents and describes a method to link them from web pages.
A commented graphical overview of the ISO 8859 character sets by Roman Czyborra.
Article explaining how character encoding works and specifically how it works in XML and the MSXML DOM.
The official site with information and resources for programmers, implementers and others involved in computer globalization work.
XML Encoding Rules for Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1) and the ASN.1 Markup Language [ITU-T Rec. X.693 | ISO/IEC 8825-4].
Idea to standardize rules that would allow for information described in ASN.1 (Abstract Syntax Notation) to be carried in XML.
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