Re: Zero termination

From: Adam Twardoch (
Date: Mon Jun 29 2009 - 20:13:22 CDT

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    John H. Jenkins wrote:
    > 在 Jun 27, 2009 10:58 AM 時, Doug Ewell 寫到:
    >> If you want to process *any arbitrary sequence of Unicode characters*
    >> as a string, then you may have problems with U+0000 -- but that would
    >> have been true if you wanted to process any arbitrary sequence of
    >> bytes as an ASCII string.
    > In such a case, one usually uses U+FFFF, which is guaranteed not to be a
    > valid Unicode code point.

    Indeed, I think it is a much better idea than using U+0000. And is just
    as easy to remember ;)


    Adam Twardoch
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