Re: Unicode character transformation through XSLT

From: Markus Scherer (
Date: Tue Mar 11 2003 - 11:48:02 EST

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    Kenneth Whistler wrote:
    > "Unicode character (\uFFE2\uFF80\uFF93)"
    > ...
    > What you are actually looking for is the UTF-8 sequence:
    > 0xE2 0x80 0x93

    The 8-bit UTF-8 bytes E2 80 93 (all with the most significant bit set) get *sign-extended* to 16
    bits, producing FFE2 FF80 FF93. It should suffice in a UTF-8 string literal to rewrite this as
    \xE2\x80\x93. Otherwise, find out where the 16-bit-widening/sign-extension occurs.


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