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From Peter Crowther <>
Subject Re: Default character encoding for ServletRequest
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2009 11:49:53 GMT
2009/10/1 Halm Reusser <>:
> Is there a possibility to force the client to use a specific encoding?

No.  Consider the first request a client makes: it has to create and
send a HTTP request with no prior knowledge of, or communication with,
the server.  So it has no way of asking the server what encoding to

What are you trying to achieve?  If we know more about the problem
you're trying to solve, we may be able to suggest some different

- Peter

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