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Re: Editing exportet registry files

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Editing exportet registry files
Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2005 13:50:05 +0200
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Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden> writes:

> I've not checked other encodings. Did you? Are you really sure that
> all other frequently used 8-bit encodings put uncommon characters for
> 0xFF and 0xFE? Because the fact that they aren't ASCII doesn't mean
> that they are infrequent in the target language.

Among the 8-bit encodings supported by glibc there are IMHO no encodings
which have a significant probability of being misdetected as UTF-16.  They
either don't define both code points, or define them to characters that
are very unlikely to occur next to each other, let alone at the start of a


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