Re: U+0000 in C strings

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Nov 15 2004 - 22:17:48 CST

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    Philippe Verdy scripsit:

    > The "modified UTF-8" encoding is only for use in the serialization of
    > compiled classes that contain a constant string pool, and through the JNI
    > interface to C-written modules using the legacy *UTF() APIs that want to
    > work with C strings.

    Plus the original point of contention: binary serialization of Strings
    through the DataInput and DataOutput interfaces.

    John Cowan
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