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Re: Unicode conference papers

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 15:10:07 +0900
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To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: "'Mark Davis'" <mark.davis@icu-project.org>, "'Unicode'" <unicode@unicode.org>, www-international@w3.org

At 08:36 06/11/22, John Cowan wrote:
>Richard Ishida scripsit:
>> 2. what is doubly-encoded utf-8?
>Text encoded as UTF-8, then reinterpreted using an 8-bit encoding (often
>Latin-1 or Windows-1252), and then re-encoded incorrectly as UTF-8 for
>a second time.

Yes. The W3C site has quite a lot of these, too, even if they are
fortunately usually limited to single characters such as the copyright
sign. Here's an example:

They are often the result of the download path and the upload path
being different in terms of how they handle character encoding information.

Regards,    Martin.

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