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From Dominic Mitchell <>
Subject Re: character encoding of a HttpServletRequest
Date Mon, 11 Jan 2010 08:54:48 GMT
2010/1/10 Jos Snellings <>

> This is not a specific cocoon issue, I believe. It probably has to do
> with Tomcat 5.5.27.
> request.setCharacterEncoding simply does not work; it does not change a
> thing.
> request.getCharacterEncoding returns nothing.

You have to call request.setCharacterEncoding() really early for it to have
any impact.  Your best bet is to look at spring's CharacterEncodingFilter.
You can add that to your web.xml to get the character set defined very early


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