JDK-4385243 : Unable to input text in Windows 2K locales that don't have an ANSI code page
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.awt
  • Affected Version: 1.4.0
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: windows_2000
  • CPU: x86
  • Submitted: 2000-11-02
  • Updated: 2002-10-07
  • Resolved: 2002-10-07
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1.4.2 mantisFixed
Running under Windows 2000 the JDK is unable to get the Indic characters from the keybaord in the Hindi locale.  This seems to have something to do with the JVM running as an ANSI application.  Characters get converted based on the current ANSI code  page-- but there isn't an ANSI code page for Indic scripts.  So when the  hi_IN locale is selected on Win2K, the devanagri characters come through as question marks.

CONVERTED DATA BugTraq+ Release Management Values COMMIT TO FIX: mantis FIXED IN: mantis INTEGRATED IN: mantis mantis-b03

EVALUATION Target for Mantis. ###@###.### 2002-07-24