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Originally posted by Surya Kumar: What is meant by 'character encoding is 8 bit US ASCII'. Wheteher we have to use a specific encoding? Or its something that works by default? Regards
There is no encoding by that name, I sent a message to Sun about this. Here's the reply and the message:
> -------- Original Message -------- > Subject: Sun Certified Java Developer Exam > > I have a question about the specifications for the URLyBird project > version 1.2.3. The Data file format states "The character encoding > is > 8 bit US ASCII". This is not a standard encoding supported by Java. > I have considered using either charset "US-ASCII" which is 7 bit or > "ISO-8859-1" which is 8 bit. There has been a lot of discussion on > the Javaranch forum about this, but a lot of confusion remains. It > has been suggested that this is a typo and should have read "7 bit US > ASCII". > /thank you