Re: Win IE 7b2 and UTF-8

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sat May 13 2006 - 22:38:05 CDT

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    Mark Davis wrote:

    > One option is to map any ill-formed UTF-8 sequence to a safe
    > replacement, like U+FFFD. That prevents the non-shortest form
    > sequences from causing security problems.

    That is always the approach I take when I write a decoder. I find it to
    be a much better solution than throwing UI at the user.

    Doug Ewell
    Fullerton, California, USA

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