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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-catalina/catalina/src/share/org/apache/catalina/servlets
Date Wed, 04 May 2005 09:26:53 GMT
jean-frederic clere wrote:
> Yes, but if the text files are encoded in EBCDIC for example we will 
> send EBCDIC  to the browsers.

Your change makes using the fileEncoding option extremely harmful. For 
straight file serving, we need to send the unchanged resource's bytes, 
so you need to properly encode them on your HD. This is not going to change.

The purpose of fileEncoding is to be used when including static files 
using a request dispatcher, that's it.


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