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XML encoding for Japanese charecters

Arun Kumar
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Joined: Jan 21, 2005
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Hi All,
We have a system which receives xml input feeds from Japanese and Spanish regions
Can you please suggest the best encoding to be followed to support the above chrecter sets

Currently we use UTF-8 as our encoding can we proceed with the same any inputs will be much appreciated
Paul Clapham
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Joined: Oct 14, 2005
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Yes, UTF-8 will be fine. But I would recommend reading this tutorial about XML and character encoding.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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