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From Paulex Yang <paulex.y...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (HARMONY-156) InputStreamReader.getEncoding() and OutputStreamWriter.getEncoding() should return a historical charset name.
Date Fri, 03 Mar 2006 06:37:44 GMT
Ah, thank you very much, but...I have some concerns whether we can look 
at the Sun's bug database. Any official ideas from Harmony PPMC?  ;-)

karan malhi wrote:
> 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.
>>>   
>>
>>  
>>
>


-- 
Paulex Yang
China Software Development Lab
IBM



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