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Posted Apr 9, 2007 1:55 UTC (Mon) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
Posted Apr 12, 2007 11:39 UTC (Thu) by ldo (subscriber, #40946)
As I recall, the proscription against the use of redundant UTF-8 encodings was not in the original spec, it was added later when it became apparent that it broke security code that was doing pattern matches against a bytestream without understanding that it was UTF-8 encoded.
Personally, I have a fondness for encodings that avoid such redundancies altogether.
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