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Java and Unicode

From: souravm <souravm@infy.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2001 11:43:31 +0530
Message-ID: <755FA95DB839D211856B0008C7287D930DE6A84E@kecmsg02.ad.infosys.com>
To: <www-international@w3.org>
Hi All,

Java supposed to store all strings internally in Unicode. In that case
what is the encoding form of Unicode (i.e. UTF-8/UTF-16/UTF-32) used ?

To be more specific -

Let us consider a string, strInput, which contains characters encoded
using Shift_JIS as encoding type.
Following code is supposed to convert it to Unicode.

String strConv = new String(strInput.getBytes(), "Shift_JIS");

My query is what would be the encoding type of the string strConv -
UTF-8/UTF-16 or UTF-32 ?

Received on Wednesday, 26 September 2001 02:19:37 UTC

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