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Re^8: passing data structures from java to perl
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Latin-1 was an example my good monk. If someone learned this really bad pattern and one day bumps into Latin-1 (say in a db) it'll explode. It's exactly like using 86400 seconds in a day just 'cause it'll work today.
I'm not going to test every JDK for you, every character set that the JDK supports to see what blows up. It's assumed that if you do things w/i parameters, it's a bug when it does blow up. Enjoy going on and on. I'm done here.
Good nite. Good luck.