[erlang-questions] Exception in xmerl, when pasing XML with non UTF8 character set

Matthew Dempsky <>
Thu Jan 10 00:23:54 CET 2008


On 1/7/08, Zvi <> wrote:
> I asking here questions from Erlang domain, not the obvious & ugly common
> sence solutions, like reading the entire file into memory, changing the
> encoding string and only then feeding it into xmerl. (the problem only that
> this XML can be quite big, like 0.5 MB and more).

Half a megabyte isn't "quite large."  Just read it into memory as a
binary and hack it up as necessary to substitute the character
encoding attribute.

Adding contrived code to xmerl to handle broken XML files is the
uglier solution.



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