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Re: Editing exportet registry files

From: Gaëtan LEURENT
Subject: Re: Editing exportet registry files
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 21:52:51 +0200
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Jason Rumney wrote on 02 Jul 2005 00:12:53 +0200:

> Nonsense. It is very unlikely that UTF-16-LE-WITH-SIGNATURE,
> UTF-16-BE-WITH-SIGNATURE, or even UTF-8 will falsely match any Latin
> (or cyrillic or probably Asian) encoding. They should be at the front
> of the list.

For UTF-16 with signature, I agree, but UTF-8 could sometimes match a
Latin-1 file. For instance, "4×½=2" encoded in Latin-1 is valid as a
UTF-8 string. A friend of mine suggested "Try our new exclusive WAZA®
for just $0.02!" which is even meaningful in both cases.


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