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From Hans Bergsten <h...@gefionsoftware.com>
Subject Re: JSTL: POST vs GET
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2004 22:38:56 GMT
Evgeny Gesin wrote:
> I just tried these configuration parameters, except
> QueryStringEncoding which I cannot find in Tomcat docs
> for server.xml (I don't use Tomcat API) without much
> luck.
> 
> At least the bug indicates that problem exists and
> POST is a quick solution.
> 
> But I want to hear, if I move to Tomcat 5 (currently
> run 4.1), will that solve the problem ?

Ah, I believe what I said is true for recent versions of both Tomcat 5
and Tomcat 4. With regards to "solving the problem", see the bug report
description: either use POST instead of GET, or set the configuration
flags (the docs may not have been updated to describe them yet).

Hans

> --- Hans Bergsten <hans@gefionsoftware.com> wrote:
> 
>>Evgeny Gesin wrote:
>>
>>>Hi,
>>>I will provide a little more information, may be
>>
>>that
>>
>>>will be important.
>>>
>>>1. I use an in-house developed Tiles, similar to
>>>Struts, so each page is make up of of dinamically
>>>included pages, for example, header, content and
>>>footer JSPs.
>>>
>>>2. I use only i18n from JSTL package, so web.xml
>>
>>have
>>
>>>a single declaration for that JSTL library as
>>
>>below
>>
>>><taglib>
>>> <taglib-uri>fmt</taglib-uri>
>>>
>>>
> <taglib-location>/WEB-INF/tld/fmt-1_0-rt.tld</taglib-location>
> 
>>></taglib>
>>>
>>>3. A "wrapper" Tile page declares
>>><%@ page language="java" contentType="text/html;
>>>charset=UTF-8" %>
>>>
>>>4. A "template" Tile page declares
>>><META HTTP-EQUIV="content-type"
>>
>>CONTENT="text/html;
>>
>>>charset=UTF-8" />
>>>
>>>5. Each "included" JSP page has these lines
>>>
>>><%@ taglib uri='fmt' prefix='fmt' %>
>>><jsp:useBean id="locale" scope="session"
>>>class="java.util.Locale" />
>>><fmt:setLocale value="<%= locale %>" />
>>><fmt:bundle basename="bundle">
>>><TABLE>
>>>  <fmt:message key="header" />
>>>  <FORM ACTION="anAction" METHOD=GET>
>>>... <-- here are all JSP/HTML tags
>>>  </FORM>
>>></TABLE>
>>></fmt:bundle>
>>>
>>>JSP may also use <fmt:> to format numbers and
>>>currencies. Please ask if you need more
>>
>>information.
>>
>>>You can visit http://www.javadesk.com and see that
>>
>>all
>>
>>>pages are UTF-8 encoded.
>>>
>>>A characterEncodingFilter sets encoding
>>>
>>>request.setCharacterEncoding("UTF-8");
>>>response.setContentType("text/html;
>>
>>charset=UTF-8");
>>
>>>Now, if I submit the above web page, all UTF-8
>>
>>encoded
>>
>>>data became gibberish. If I replace 
>>>
>>><FORM ACTION="anAction" METHOD=GET>
>>>with
>>><FORM ACTION="anAction" METHOD=POST>
>>>
>>>everything works fine. What is wrong ?
>>
>>Tomcat 5 doesn't use the encoding you set with
>>setCharacterEncoding()
>>for query string parameters, only for parameters in
>>a POST body:
> 
> <http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12253>
> 
>>Hans


-- 
Hans Bergsten                                <hans@gefionsoftware.com>
Gefion Software                       <http://www.gefionsoftware.com/>
Author of O'Reilly's "JavaServer Pages", covering JSP 2.0 and JSTL 1.1
Details at                                    <http://TheJSPBook.com/>


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