Re: discovering code points with embedded nulls

From: Stefan Persson (
Date: Thu Feb 06 2003 - 12:11:41 EST

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    Kent Karlsson wrote:

    >>From what I'm hearing from you all is that a null in UTF-8 is
    >>for termination and termination only.
    >>Is this correct?
    >No, NULL is a character (actually a control character) among many
    >others. However, many C/C++ APIs (mis)use NULL as a string terminator
    >since NULL isn't very useful for other things.
    > /kent k

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