From: Elliotte Harold (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Nov 13 2004 - 08:12:10 CST
A. Vine wrote:
> FYI, we are well aware of this shortcoming (modified UTF-8), and with
> each release try to mitigate it even further. The problem is that it is
> so deep in the code (note that it is since Java 1.0) that it is not easy
> to eliminate without breaking a lot of existing stuff, something that
> the Java team strive to avoid.
This would have been a non-issue if only the relevant methods had been
called readString and writeString instead of readUTF and writeUTF, and
the documents had simply not mentioned UTF-8 at all. Is there any chance
such methods could be added and readUTF and writeUTF deprecated?
-- Elliotte Rusty Harold email@example.com XML in a Nutshell 3rd Edition Just Published! http://www.cafeconleche.org/books/xian3/ http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ISBN=0596007647/cafeaulaitA/ref=nosim
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