In UTF-8 the Euro is 0xE282AC otherwise the mapping between unicode and UTF-8 in general is defined by RFC 2279.
christian -- Christian Mallwitz INTERSHOP Communications Germany Senior Technical Consultant phone: +49 3641 50 3453 > -----Original Message----- > From: MARTIN Franck [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sent: Monday, April 08, 2002 3:59 PM > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: Re: intercepting the euro symbol from http request > > > So in other words if it's encoded differently i need a table > that shows the > mapping between unicode and UTF-8. > Does anyone know if such a table exist? > > Christian Mallwitz a écrit : > > > > But i can't figure out how to detect its presence within > a parameter > > > from the http request. I have tried to compare the caracters with > > > '\u20AC' but it goes thru. I have tried to use the > > > java.lang.Character.getNumericValue method but the euro > has no numeric > > > value. > > > > parameter on a URL are encoded using the encoding of the > page containing the > > URL. on Windows the euro wll be encoded as 0x80 (Windows > 1252) or UTF-8 (3 > > bytes - not sure what the correct value is) it will almost > never show as > > '\u20AC' > > > > christian >