Encoding "ISO8859_1"?

Mikael Pahmp mikael.pahmp at axis.com
Mon May 15 01:23:09 PDT 2000

> > there any kind of "IANA" for such Java encodings so one
> > could tell whether the name for an encoding is "ISO8859_1",
> > "ISO-8859-1", "8859_1", "LATIN1", "IBM819" or "CP819" (and
> > therefore, who's to blame if an unknown encoding is used)?
> > Or can one just invent them?
> Don't know what the official list is. Probably another Sun secret.

Some info is available at http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/docs/api/java/lang/package-summary.html#charenc .

It seems that Java should at least support them names marked as MIME-preferred by IANA.


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