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From karan malhi <karan.ma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (HARMONY-156) InputStreamReader.getEncoding() and OutputStreamWriter.getEncoding() should return a historical charset name.
Date Fri, 03 Mar 2006 06:33:14 GMT
You might want to look at this 
http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6201170

Paulex Yang (JIRA) wrote:

>    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-156?page=comments#action_12368656 ]

>
>Paulex Yang commented on HARMONY-156:
>-------------------------------------
>
>All the spec about Charset historical name is:
>" Some charsets have an historical name that is defined for compatibility with previous
versions of the Java platform. A charset's historical name is either its canonical name or
one of its aliases."
>
>>>From this paragraph, I personally think the historical name is specific to RI
without any public standard:(,  so the only way to be compatible with RI is write testcases
to get all historical names of RI supported Charsets, and store them in an map.
>
>I can provide the patch of tests(to get all historical name) and the mapping implementation,
but before that, I hope I can get some better idea from the mailing list to avoid this ugly
solution:-\.
>
>  
>
>>InputStreamReader.getEncoding() and OutputStreamWriter.getEncoding() should return
a historical charset name.
>>-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>         Key: HARMONY-156
>>         URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-156
>>     Project: Harmony
>>        Type: Bug
>>  Components: Classlib
>>    Reporter: Dmitry M. Kononov
>>    Priority: Minor
>>    
>>
>
>  
>
>>InputStreamReader.getEncoding() and OutputStreamWriter.getEncoding() return canonical
names on the given charsets instead of historical ones. For example,
>>    new OutputStreamWriter(new ByteArrayOutputStream(), "UTF-16BE").getEncoding()
>>has to return the "UnicodeBigUnmarked" string as a historical name. But it returns
"UTF-16BE", that is a canonical name.
>>The java spec reads the historical names as the charset names defined for compatibility
with previous versions of the Java platform.
>>    
>>
>
>  
>

-- 
Karan Singh


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