A few comments on this thread:
UTF-7 use is strongly discouraged.
"Unicode" tends to be used more generally these days, therefore asserting that
it is a fixed 16-bit length is confusing. UCS-2, UCS-4, UTF-8, UTF-16, and
UTF-7 are all "Unicode". They just represent different encoding algorithms.
The reasons that 8-bit NULLs appear within some encodings of Unicode number more
than those stated. Read the 10 design principles of the Unicode Standard;
specifically, the principle of full encoding.
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