From: Jens Maurer (Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-26 12:37:57
Damien Fisher wrote:
> AFAICT (from the spec at
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-xml-20001006#sec-internal-ent), the ability to
> switch between encodings for a given stream is vital for a conformant XML
> parser, as it must support at least UTF-8 and UTF-16 encodings, and these
> can be changed at an entity-by-entity level.
It looks like you can call imbue() at any time to set a new locale and thus
change the encoding interpretation of the underlying stream at any time.
At least I couldn't find anything in the standard forbidding this.
> it seems from a cursory
> inspection of the documentation for my implementation of the STL that such
> an ability is lacking.
Try a different standard library.
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