I am relatively new to this list and hence this might be a FAQ. But
i could'nt find a valid answer to my problem.
My System architecture:
1: A Web application, written using WebObjects 4.5 and Java (
JDK 1.1.6) on Mac OS X server
2: Oracle 8i DB
3: Browsers-- Netscape 4.7 and IE 5.0 for the Macintosh
4: The approporiate language kits have been installed, on Mac
I am entering Japanese chars to start with and my font
settings for the UTF-8 charset is Osaka.
I have found very vague behaviour with
Netscape 4.7 ( for the Macintosh)
1: I enter an Unicode character in a text box and submit the
I see that it is properly encoded (in UTF8) and stored in
I also notice that in my application the correct Unicode
character has been retrieved from the DB.
But Sometimes, very strangely, junk characters appear in the
How is it possible that the browser displays the character
correctly and then again does'nt?
2: IE 5.0 for the Macintosh:-
Here, I never got to see the correct Unicode character in a
TEXTBOX ( input type=text....).
I always see question marks (????) !!
I can see the same if it is outside a textbox. So the
correct value is being sent to the
browser but it is not able to render it correctly in a
Has anyone faced this before?
3: Where can I obtain info regarding the UTF8 compatibilty of
i.e How efficient they are in handling Unicode characters?
Thanks in Advance!
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