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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: ZIP task å,ä and ö
Date Fri, 03 Dec 2004 07:55:41 GMT
On Fri, 03 Dec 2004, Jochen Wiedmann <>

> On the background: The Zip "standard" has never specified how to
> handle encoding of file names. As a consequence, anyone chooses his
> preferred way of file name encoding. For example, the
> classes will *always* use UTF-8 (see

That's exactly why we've added the encoding attribute to our zip task
family - and part of the reason that we've written our own zip class

<zip> defaults to the platform's native encoding, <[jwe]ar> to UTF-8.

> I have no idea, what unzipper does, but it seems to have yet another
> style.

Since it is WinXP, I'd give UTF-16 a try.  No, I don't know it either.


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