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Derek Read

Reply to: XMetaL 5.5 does not correctly detect UTF-8? Anyone know if new versions do?

I see the issue. The document is a partial document (it does not contain an XML declaration or DOCTYPE declaration) so XMetaL is making a best guess and it is guessing Latin1. XMetaL uses the XML declaration to detect encoding and in this case it is guessing incorrectly (there really is no way for it to know exactly).

Adding an XML declaration to the file should solve the issue as XMetaL Author will then be able to use the

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