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Re: Possible changes for XML 2nd Edition

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 18:45:31 -0400
Message-ID: <392C5B8B.3AFAA483@reutershealth.com>
To: pandeng@telepath.com
CC: xml-editor@w3.org, "xml-dev@xml.org" <xml-dev@xml.org>
Steve Schafer wrote:

> Do there really exist library functions that purportedly read UTF-8
> yet accept FF on input? If so, what do they convert it to?

The Plan 9 UTF-8 routines generate U+0080 whenever UTF-gibberish is seen.
Granted, Plan 9 is not a commercial OS, but other such systems may exist. 

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