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When overridden in a derived class, returns the Encoding in which the output is written.
Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property Encoding As Encoding
This property is necessary for some XML scenarios where a header must be written containing the encoding used by the TextWriter. This allows the XML code to consume an arbitrary TextWriter and generate the correct XML header.