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RE: Java/Unicode brain damage
- From: Miles Sabin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 14:19:44 +0100
Duane Nickull wrote,
> Is anyone aware of Sun or MS working on classes to rectify this?
Umm ... _yes_, as I said before.
One of the results of the work of the JSR 51 experts group (of which
I'm a member) which defined the new Java IO libraries for JDK 1.4 is
that Java chars are now formally taken to be UTF-16 units. This hasn't
had time to work its way through to the Java Language Specification
yet, but that'll be updated in due course.
Miles Sabin InterX
Internet Systems Architect 27 Great West Road
+44 (0)20 8817 4030 Middx, TW8 9AS, UK