XML News from Friday, September 2, 2005

IBM developerWorks has published my latest article, Encode your XML documents in UTF-8. In this article inspired by Google's Sitemaps service, I explain why I think it's time to stop bothering with other encodings and just choose UTF-8 once and for all.

The Apache XML Project has released version 2.7.0 of Xerces-C, an open source schema validating XML parser written in reasonably cross-platform C++. Version 2.7.0 includes a number of small improvements: