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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-6419565

Charset ISO-8859-7 does not map C1 (0x80-0x9F) characters

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 6
    • Fix Version/s: 6
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      Tony Wyant wrote:
      >
      > While working on the PBP hosting environment of the BluRay Disc platform,
      > I've encountered a number of discrepancies between what the PBP 1.1 TCK
      > expects and our Java SE 5 behavior. Many of these can be explained by differences
      > between Unicode databases version 3.0 and 4.0. However, there is (at least)
      > one difference, which I cannot explain:
      >
      > For 8859-7 (Greek) the bytes 0x7F-0xAF are mapped to 0xFFFD (no Mapping),
      > but for all other encodings, these characters are left untranslated. TCK expects
      > the bytes to be converted without changing their values.
      >
      > Is there any reason for this behavior. Is this a bug in J2SE, a bug in the previous
      > implementation, or is the mapping undefined for these characters (so either implementation
      > is correct, and the TCK is wrong?). The Unicode mappings at:
      > http://www.unicode.org/Public/MAPPINGS/ISO8859/8859-7.TXT
      > seem to imply that they should retain their values (i.e. 0x80 -> 0x0080).

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            • Assignee:
              sherman Xueming Shen
              Reporter:
              sherman Xueming Shen
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