Draft JEP: To use UTF-8 as the default charset for the Java virtual machine.

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Feb 21 14:10:21 UTC 2018

On 21/02/2018 08:53, Uwe Schindler wrote:
> :
> The Java 7+ methods in java.nio.file.Files already ignore the default charset and always use UTF-8. How to proceed with those? Should they be changed to behave to the new mechanisms? I'd suggest to not do this, as its part of the spec (to use UTF-8) and should not rely on external forces, but I wanted to bring this in.
There is no proposal to change these methods.


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