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From Halm Reusser <halm.reus...@switch.ch>
Subject Re: Default character encoding for ServletRequest
Date Wed, 07 Oct 2009 15:48:00 GMT
Hi Andre-John,

Andre-John Mas wrote:

>> I wan't do it within the application. I prefer to configure the app 
>> container or the app itself.
> 
> I had asked for this too a while back, but I was told the RFC indicates 
> ISO-8859-1, so the developers didn't want to allow you to change the 
> default encoding used by the application server, which is a shame. I say it
> is a shame, because we can already change the URL encoding and being able
> to standardise your deployment solutions on UTF-8 would be so much nicer,
> IMHO.

Full ack.

> My solution was to use a character set filter, described here:
> 
> http://wiki.apache.org/tomcat/Tomcat/UTF-8

I did that too, but in my opinion that is no solution, it is just an workaround.

Thanks,
Halm

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