re: Java and UTF

From: Pierre Lewis (
Date: Wed Jul 02 1997 - 11:28:00 EDT

In message "re: Java and UTF", '' writes:

> It looks like there are indeed convenient ways to convert to and
> from UTF-8 in JDK 1.1. For instance,

> These methods have the disadvantage that they store the length of the
> string in front of the string, but hey, ya take what ya can get!

I know about these, and, because they also store the length (a binary
number), they're useless for, say, a Unicode plain-text editor.

I have looked at the char streams, but haven't seen yet anything
there that actually supports UTF-8. Lots of other goodies, but not


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