ISO-8859-16 charset/decoder/encoder

Charles Oliver Nutter headius at
Fri Aug 25 01:57:50 UTC 2017

Finally got around to opening an issue for this.

I'm happy to do the requisite work to bring this patch to fruition, but
since this is my first patch I'm not sure of the process.

- Charlie

On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 5:06 AM Charles Oliver Nutter <headius at>

> Again, apologies if this is not the right list.
> OpenJDK does not currently contain support for encoding/decoding
> ISO-8859-16. A JRuby user recently reported that they needed this
> encoding. So, I implemented it.
> Here's a link to the charset/decoder/encoder in JRuby's repository:
> I tried to follow the general form of the other ISO-8859 charsets, but
> there's probably more reuse possible (I believe they use sun.nio.cs
> classes I can't access).
> Happy to contribute this. Unsure of the process.
> - Charlie

- Charlie (mobile)

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