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Jeffrey Spaulding
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Joined: Jan 15, 2004
Posts: 149
We have a real odd problem here. We wrote a Convenience class to send Mail
from a Servlet. Since we're in Germany people expect Umlauts to work.

So we use

To send mails. Works perfectly.


Customer calls, emitting steam from ears (Since this is about the 20th
time this happens) Umlauts don't work.

Testmail has a subject line of

"Prophet �s�u"

arrives as


We know the routine, restart Tomcat, stuff works OK.

This is not predictable. May work for hours, but at some point
we have the customer in our neck again.

*Sings* "Going slightly mad, lalala"

Any input? PLEASE!

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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