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Re: Use the Unicode replacement character for replacing unencodable char
Re: Use the Unicode replacement character for replacing unencodable characters into UTF-16
Tue, 18 Aug 2020 19:19:52 +0300
> Feedback-ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
> From: Mattias Engdegård <email@example.com>
> Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 17:36:10 +0200
> The attached patch makes sure that non-Unicode characters are replaced with
> U+FFFD REPLACEMENT CHARACTER instead of a space when converting to UTF-16.
> (The space is from all evidence a historical accident.)
Can you describe under which circumstances this default-character will
The issue that bothers me is whether u+FFFD can appear in situations
where it cannot be displayed by Emacs, because then the result will be
more confusing than helping.