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Re: UTF-7 and java

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 19:08:02 +0200
Message-ID: <3B8A7E72.7B4B4E92@w3.org>
To: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
CC: Khurram Ilyas <kilyas@hotmail.com>, www-international@w3.org


John Cowan wrote:
> 
> Khurram Ilyas wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I was facing a problem while dealing with the i18n issues in regard to
> > UTF-7. I was working on conversion to and from UTF-7 character set using
> > java. However it seems that UTF-7 is not one of the supported encodings
> > for java.
> 
> UTF-7 is a silly charset that has no real reason to exist any more.

True, but I believe that 7-bit mail gateways are silly things that have
no reason toexist anymore, too. Unfortunately one still finds them here
and there.

-- 
Chris
Received on Monday, 27 August 2001 13:08:07 GMT

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