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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Problem with the new ZIP classes
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2001 07:17:12 GMT
On Thu, 5 Jul 2001, Peter Donald <> wrote:

> Why the difference between <zip> and the rest considering zip files
> can also be loaded by JVM ?

I'd state in the documentation that you should use UTF-8 if you want
to load it from a JVM.

> Would there be a problem with always encoding to UTF-8?

Unzipping them using Winzip or InfoZip tools will give you silly file

> Will other tools barf at that or not?

They won't barf but give an undesired result.


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