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Re: lynx-dev LYLowerCase EBCDIC Crash [PATCH]

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev LYLowerCase EBCDIC Crash [PATCH]
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 11:11:08 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 22 Oct 2001 address@hidden wrote:

> In a recent note, Thomas E. Dickey said:
> > Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2001 10:28:26 -0400 (EDT)
> >
> > would a 0x00 be legal following the 0x80?  (If not, we could add a check
> > for that special case).
> >
> I defer that one to the Unicode/UTF8/CJK/Big5 experts.  Such a check
> would be insurance for the multibyte cases, but might leave some
> breakage for non-ASCII ISO8859 characters.  Would a character with the
> 0x80 bit set be legal at the end of an ISO8859 string?

I don't think so (0x80 is a control character in ISO 8859).  0x80,0x00
shouldn't appear embedded in UTF-8 either.

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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