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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: Problem with the new ZIP classes
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2001 06:58:33 GMT
On Thu,  5 Jul 2001 16:59, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> What I want to do now, is to add an optional charencoding attribute to
> <zip> and friends that will default to the platform's default encoding
> for <zip> and to UTF-8 for <jar>/<war>/<ear>.

Why the difference between <zip> and the rest considering zip files can also 
be loaded by JVM ? Would there be a problem with always encoding to UTF-8? 
Will other tools barf at that or not?



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