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On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 07:39:50PM -0800, Tim Bray wrote:
> - if you have a zero byte in the string before you get to the end mark,
> should it just stop, or throw an error? The first is more consistent
> with C culture (cf strncpy) but the latter a bit more stringent.
> Moderately leaning to just stopping.
Throwing an error seems to be more consistent with:
> - if the stop marker is stupidly in the middle of a UTF-8 character,
> genx should detect this and declare an error.