Unicode and Win32
Thu May 29 19:38:00 GMT 2003
> two posts from yesterday made me re-think the way the patch (submitted
> for review yesterday) should develop. Many thanks to Jeff and Fernando!
> If the Win32 wide-character (Unicode)follows the same convention of the
> Java Unicode character, it would be nonsense to use a conversion at
> all... (yes... I know I have resisted to this idea yesterday... I was
> falling assleep)
You're right, unicode is unicode. But beware UTF-8 and UTF-16 :-)
> Since I cannot access the registry in libjava (because of the
> configuration of the compiler), does anyone knows how can I get OS
> version information (to distinguish bettween win9x and NT/2000/XP)?
> There should be an w32API function to do that...
What about System.getProperty("os.name") and "os.version" ? Aren't they
reliable? If not, they should be fixed and used on your code.
s, Fernando Lozano
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