[jcifs] Character Set discussions

Glass, Eric eric.glass at capitalone.com
Sat Feb 8 05:03:33 EST 2003

> > UNescape characters, however; if you are given:
> > 
> > smb://svr/slovak/m%C3%B4%C5%BEem/jes%C5%A5/sklo/nezran%C3%AD/ma.zip
> > 
> > that is a valid URL, and should work.  This would be 
> especially important
> I need, for my own sake, to go back over something that I 
> think we covered
> earlier.  In the above case, using escapes, the software that 
> converts the
> escaped string into internal format needs to know which 
> encoding to use. 
> If I recall correctly, the standard is (or is planned to be) 
> UTF-8, yes?

UTF-8 is not specified by RFC 2396, but is recommended by RFC 2718.  It will
be necessary for compatibility with the IRI specification, if and when that
becomes a standard.


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