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Alex Shinn <alexshinn@xxxxxxxxx> writes: > On 8/19/05, Matthias Radestock <matthias@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I was using SISC's binary I/O procedures assuming that would make > read-char etc. behave on octet values (Latin-1). This was necessary > to pass the integer tests, which failed before. Is this the wrong approach? > I don't see how the integer tests could have passed if read-char was > assuming any other encoding. Alex, SISC will use whatever encoding Java thinks is the default encoding for your platform, unless you override that. If your default encoding is Latin-1 then read/write-char may indeed do what you expect, but for most other encodings it will probably break. Matthias.