Rick McGowan wrote:
> Apparently they persist.
They do, for the reasons I gave (or so everyone supposes; conceivably
they do it to impress Jodie Foster).
> Too bad they decided to unleash this
> non-conforming blankety-blank on everyone. It would be nice if they
> documented it a non-conforming with a big skull and cross-bones. Or maybe
> they do. Is there such a thing as documentation for Java?
The behavior is well-documented, the reasons for the behavior not.
More than one organization has been guilty of *that*.
Anyway, as I said, the proper classes for converting bytes to
characters (and vice versa) support proper RTF-8, along with various other
-- John Cowan http://www.ccil.org/~cowan firstname.lastname@example.org You tollerday donsk? N. You tolkatiff scowegian? Nn. You spigotty anglease? Nnn. You phonio saxo? Nnnn. Clear all so! 'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)
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