[TxMt] NEED Japanese Text Encoding! (pretty please?)

Vincent Isambart vincent.isambart at gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 09:49:32 UTC 2005


> > This means that a lot of existing software doesn't need to be
> > updated to actually handle UTF-8 (as long as they are 8 bit clean).
> > For example I use UTF-8 for my source code, even though my compiler
> > isn't UTF-8 aware
> Just a thought; what happens when/if a unicode character is coded as
> <something><the code for "> in a string? I suppose C will fail in
> that case?
It's not possible. When you get a byte part of an UTF-8 sequence, you
can know if its position in the sequence by checking the value of a
few bits. An ASCII character (its value is less than 127) can only be


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