[webkit-dev] UTF-16 default mappings in WebKit
Sergey.Groznyh at Sun.COM
Mon Mar 31 06:12:08 PDT 2008
>>>>> "Alexey" == Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org> writes:
Alexey> This is done for compatibility with other browsers (and
Alexey> thus with actual content existing on the Web).
I guessed that ;).
Alexey> Sounds like you are using native Java support for text
Alexey> decoding. Have you investigated using icu4j? I could turn
Alexey> out to a better match, given that we use ICU in C++, and
Alexey> have quite a few tweaks for Web compatibility in
ICU data tables are just too large; from this point of view there is no
difference whether it is in its C or Java incarnation. Since Java
already contains support for all (well, almost) functions WebKit needs,
we decided at one point to abandon ICU altogether.
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