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From Eric.D.Fried...@WellsFargo.COM
Subject RE: Status of Axis 1.1 Final
Date Wed, 11 Jun 2003 19:00:43 GMT
The encoding implementation is not looking so great.  The generated docs
have UTF-8 hardcoded in the xml prologue, and yet in some cases non-ascii
characters are emitted as entities.  Worse, the code that has the UTF-8
value hard coded in it trusts its caller to provide a Writer instance which
is actually set up with that encoding -- is that actually happening?  

In my opinion this is indeed a serious bug, but I would not advocate
accepting Jens' patch, as it just papers over the real problem.  Yes, it
will work, but it's neither cheap nor elegant (as I'm sure Jens would

my 2 cents,

-----Original Message-----
From: Jens Schumann []
Sent: Wednesday, June 11, 2003 11:44 AM
Subject: Re: Status of Axis 1.1 Final

On 6/11/03 08:29 PM Glen Daniels <> wrote:

> Did you find a showstopper?  I missed it if so...!

Maybe Europe isn't a target market for Axis anymore ;).
I would call #15133 a major showstopper. The encoding for Strings is pretty
much broken for special characters.


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