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   Re: Possible changes for XML 2nd Edition

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  • From: Rick JELLIFFE <ricko@geotempo.com>
  • To: ",xml-dev@xml.org" <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: Thu, 25 May 2000 06:12:24 +0800

Steve Schafer wrote:
> Do there really exist library functions that purportedly read UTF-8
> yet accept FF on input? If so, what do they convert it to?

I think it has been the default behaviour of Java to swallow encoding
flaws without an error.  I think Netscape also did the same. I have used
applications which simply replace bogus characters with ASCII ? as well.

Rick Jelliffe

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