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    Since Java i18n files must be ISO-8859-1 you can manually convert your files from UTF-8 with the native2ascii command, or better yet use the Mojo native2ascii maven plugin by adding the following to your plugin's pom.xml file:




    Now you can keep your i18n files in maintainable UTF-8 in your source folder and this plugin will convert them to ISO-8859-1 and put them into your target folder. Your original source files will remain in UTF-8.