[Mono-bugs] [Bug 544180] New: System.Text.Encoding.GetEncoding throws NotSupportedException

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           Summary: System.Text.Encoding.GetEncoding throws
    Classification: Mono
           Product: MonoTouch
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
        OS/Version: Other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Blocker
          Priority: P5 - None
         Component: Class Libraries
        AssignedTo: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
        ReportedBy: sean at guru.hk
         QAContact: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
          Found By: ---

Description of Problem:
Traditional Chinese (big5) encoding is not supported

Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Create a new WebClient to load a Traditional Chinese page
2. Assign Encoding of WebClient to System.Text.Encoding.GetEncoding(950)
3. Make the call DownloadString of WebClient

Actual Results:
NotSupportedException is thrown

Expected Results:
string is loaded with Traditional Chinese content

How often does this happen? 

Additional Information:
Traditional Chinese encoding can be retrieved using native objective-c on
iPhone as follow

NSStringEncoding encoding =

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