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From "Allistair Crossley" <Allistair.Cross...@QAS.com>
Subject RE: Setting JVM ==> file.encoding = Cp1252
Date Wed, 08 Sep 2004 16:26:45 GMT
lol, good good .. now why doesn't my version work lol ;)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Bookey [mailto:ben.bookey@gistec-online.de]
> Sent: 08 September 2004 17:23
> To: Tomcat User List
> Cc: Allistair Crossley
> Subject: AW: Setting JVM ==> file.encoding = Cp1252
> 
> 
> 
> Dear Allistair, (et.al)
> 
> Many many many thanks for ALL your help. The problem has 
> "disapeared"! "oh
> joy, oh rapture unforseen"
> 
> The problem seemed to disapear when I inserted a filter-mapping where
> servlets are mapped, for the incoming request filter which 
> converts all
> request objects to utf-8 for the application, which was 
> missing from my
> web.xml. Then I set the various page-encoding , etc. (see below)
> 
> //////////////////////////////////////////v///////////////////
> //////////////
> /////////v//////////////////////////////////////////v
> <%@ page language="java"%>
> <%@ page contentType="text/html;UTF-8"%>
> <%@ page pageEncoding="UTF-8"%>
> <html>
> <head>
>      <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" 
> content="text/html;charset=utf-8">
>      <title>encoding data test.</title>
> </head>
> 
> <body  bgcolor="#F3F3F3">
> <br><br><br>
> <%
> String reqURL = 
> "/InGeoWebEntryTool/servlet/EncodingValidationServlet";
> String strEncodeTest="";
> 
> if (request.getParameter("text")!=null &&
> !request.getParameter("text").equalsIgnoreCase("")){
>     strEncodeTest = request.getParameter("text");
> }
> %>
> <FORM action="<%=reqURL%>" accept-charset='UTF-8' method="post">
>  <input  type="text" name="encodeTest" 
> value="<%=strEncodeTest%>" size="98">
>  <input type="submit" value="post to server" style="WIDTH: 120px">
> </FORM>
> </body>
> </html>
> 
> //////////////////////////////////////////v///////////////////
> //////////////
> /////////v//////////////////////////////////////////v
> 
> Now i have this working using utf-8.  I am sure this will now 
> work for all
> encodings, but I think we shall stick with utf-8.
> 
> 
> regards,
> 
> Ben
> 
> 
> 
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Allistair Crossley [mailto:Allistair.Crossley@QAS.com]
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 8. September 2004 12:41
> An: tomcat-user@jakarta.apache.org; ben.bookey@gistec-online.de
> Betreff: RE: Setting JVM ==> file.encoding = Cp1252
> 
> 
> hi ben,
> 
> the jvm always operates with utf. Data transferred into or 
> out of the jvm
> is in a format matching the file.encoding property.
> 
> i don't understand why you wish to change the file.encoding. 
> the jvm file
> encoding should really match your file system, that's why on 
> windows it is
> Cp1252 and on linux iso-8859-15.
> 
> the file.encoding will not affect the way your request 
> encoding or database
> encoding aligns.
> 
> why don't you email me your web.xml, your jsp, your servlet, 
> your JNDI or
> database connectivity config and I will take a look.
> 
> ADC
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ben Bookey [mailto:ben.bookey@gistec-online.de]
> > Sent: 08 September 2004 11:12
> > To: Allistair Crossley
> > Subject: AW: Setting JVM ==> file.encoding = Cp1252
> >
> >
> > Me yet again..
> > would it be a good idea to convert all my app config files to
> > utf8 too, once
> > I change this file.enoding setting?
> >
> > regards
> > Ben
> >
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: Allistair Crossley [mailto:Allistair.Crossley@QAS.com]
> > Gesendet: Mittwoch, 8. September 2004 11:46
> > An: Tomcat Users List; ben.bookey@gistec-online.de
> > Betreff: RE: Setting JVM ==> file.encoding = Cp1252
> >
> >
> > Ben,
> >
> > file.encoding is a JVM parameter specified e.g
> >
> > java -Dfile.encoding=Cp1252 SomeClass
> >
> > There is no need to set this in server.xml when you can do 
> this in the
> > startup scripts for TC. You could even try within Java code
> >
> > System.setProperty("file.encoding", "Cp1252");
> >
> > ADC
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Ben Bookey [mailto:ben.bookey@gistec-online.de]
> > > Sent: 08 September 2004 10:44
> > > To: Tomcat User List
> > > Subject: Setting JVM ==> file.encoding = Cp1252
> > >
> > >
> > > Dear list,
> > >
> > > I am new to Java and to TC. When I write all the java.system
> > > properties
> > > to the logfile on my windows machine, I see I am using
> > >
> > > file.encoding = Cp1252
> > >
> > > on my linux machine this is
> > >
> > > file.encoding = iso-8859-15
> > >
> > >
> > > I know I can configure this jvm paramter in the
> > > catalina.bat/sh file, but
> > > is there a way of doing this inside the server.xml or something ?
> > >
> > > regards,
> > >
> > > Ben
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > 
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