Localization problems

Hi,

My web environment is developed using J2EE.
My Oracle db character set is change from western europian to UTF.
I would like to know what can be the impact on jsp code? which area of code needs to change.
If data is submitted in other language how it impacted?

Any list of checklist or analysis on this issues are welcome.

Thanks in advanced!!!

BHUSHANGEETEAsked:
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bloodredsunCommented:
It should have no impact as Java uses UTF-16 internally to represent Strings (which is a larger set than UTF-8 so it can cope with it) :-)

The only issues may be in the representation of text to the user when you create your web page.
BHUSHANGEETEAuthor Commented:
Can you please give me more information about represention.
bloodredsunCommented:
Just that if the content type of the response is set to an incorrect type you will get incorrect output
e.g

<%@ page contentType="text/html ; charset=ISO-8859-1"  %>

Will have problems displaying UTF-8 characters as iso-8859-1 (latin-1) is a smaller set of charcters than UTF-8 so you would be unable to display Chinese for example

This can be simply solved by setting the charset correctly

<%@ page contentType="text/html ; charset=UTF-8"  %>

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