Comment 11 for bug 499257

su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

See also most recent duplicate
Bug #675170 “Exported Illustrator SVG with XMP results in xpacket encoding problem in Inkscape”

for a precise description and minimal test case (saving an empty Illustrator CS3 document (SVG with XMP export) in Inskcape results in a broken SVG file with improper encoding: "Input is not proper UTF-8, indicate encoding").