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From Alexey Panchenko <alex.panche...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: 400 bad request POSTing to Tomcat 7.0.42
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:35:33 GMT
And that's kind of correct.
application/xml does not care of charset. but text/xml does.

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Alessandro Manzoni <
manzoni.alessandro4@gmail.com> wrote:

> Il 03.03.2015 09.47, Alexey Panchenko ha scritto:
>
>> I am curious about how the client code looks now, before we continue
>> complaining on the other end.
>> Just trying to be fair.
>>
> 1           HttpClient httpclient = new DefaultHttpClient();
> 2           HttpPost httppost = new HttpPost(uri);
> 3           httppost.addHeader("Content-Type", "text/xml;charset=utf-8");
> 4           ByteArrayEntity entity = new ByteArrayEntity(output.
> toByteArray());
> 5 //      StringEntity entity = new StringEntity(new
> String(output.toByteArray()), ContentType.TEXT_XML);
> 6           httppost.setEntity(entity);
> 7           HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(httppost);
>
> That's it. Added line 3 and line 4 replaced line 5.
>
>
>
>> On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 2:36 PM, Brett Ryan <brett.ryan@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>  What confused me, is that I thought that tomcat should honor the
>>>>
>>> encoding set inside xml, while it just use content-type encoding or its
>>> default one instead.
>>>
>>> Thats the correct behaviour. Your servlet container may choose to inspect
>>> the POST data but there is no requirement for it to, thats up to you to
>>> implement a filter as mentioned earlier. What if your XML was malformed,
>>> what do you think it should do? The content could be anything for all it
>>> cares. What would your processor do if the header of the XML said the
>>> encoding was 8859-1, but the actual encoding was UCS-2? You wouldn't even
>>> be able to read the header reliably, you would have to perform a series
>>> of
>>> rereads to get the right encoding.
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