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XML encoding for Japanese charecters

Arun Kumar
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Joined: Jan 21, 2005
Posts: 129

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

Joined: Oct 14, 2005
Posts: 18541

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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