Draft JEP: To use UTF-8 as the default charset for the Java virtual machine.

David Lloyd david.lloyd at redhat.com
Wed Feb 21 13:19:13 UTC 2018

I agree with Uwe and Remi; if the default is still changeable, the
problem doesn't go away, it simply becomes slightly more insidious.

On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:31 AM, Xueming Shen <xueming.shen at oracle.com> wrote:
> This draft JEP contains a proposal to use UTF-8 as the default charset for
> the JVM, so that
> APIs that depend on the default charset behave consistently cross all
> platforms.
> For more details, please see:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8187041
> Sherman


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