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geeta lalchandani
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Can you please explain, what is encoding?? why is it used?
which form of encoding to use and when??

there was a jsp where we didnt get expected results, but when we set encoding to UTF-16 in the page directive as
<%@ page pageEncoding="UTF-16" %>
things went OK.

where does this encodin matter??
 
Sunny Kumar
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Joel on Software has an excellent article that will answer your query very concisely.
 
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