Java has the power to manipulate the bytes between dozens of encodings
quite easily (although it took myself and several colleagues a while).
Try this nifty function. It says "read these bytes as encoding
<inEnc> and output the bytes in encoding <outEnc>." Encodings can be
Big5, UTF-8 (the standard one...not the goofy Java one), MacThai, or
whatever is supported by the JDK.
For a list of supported encodings that can be specified for the inEnc
and outEnc paramaters, see:
For more information on the getBytes function and the String constructor,
public static byte  convert(byte  inBytes, String inEnc, String outEnc)
return new String(inBytes, inEnc).getBytes(outEnc);
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