Re: utf-8 != latin-1

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sat Oct 14 2000 - 01:13:58 EDT

"Steven R. Loomis" <> wrote:

> What happened was that the sequence AD 63 61 73 was
> interpreted as U+E54E U+DC73..

Why? As an illegal UTF-8 sequence, it shouldn't be interpreted as

John Cowan's "utf" perl script (which carries the appropriate
disclaimers about no error checking) converts that sequence to U+D94E
U+DC73, which seems a bit more reasonable -- at least it's a complete
surrogate pair.

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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