From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Mon Nov 17 2003 - 23:40:45 EST
Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:
> If IE really wants to keep some compatibility, it may only accept the
> CESU-8 encoding only as a possible choice for its "automatic
> selection" of charsets, or display a visible replacement character
> (such as a narrow white box) for invalid characters (that could
> internally be handled as if these invalid sequences were representing
1. CESU-8 should *never* be auto-detected. CESU-8 is intended for
internal use only. Even the TR says this.
2. CESU-8 has nothing to do with overlong sequences. They're just as
invalid there as in UTF-8. So I really don't know how CESU-8 got
dragged into this thread in the first place.
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