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- Subject: RE: lua for unicode
- From: james@...
- Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2002 12:39:17 -0600
Sorry, didn't realize you were discussing UTF8 encoding.
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> > > The null character ('\0' in C) is represented in Unicode as a
> > > single, zero
> > > byte.
> > I believe it's a null word, not byte.
> In the UTF-8 encoding it is a null byte/octet. All the ASCII
> (0-127) are represented as one byte, hence maintaining
> backwards compatibility
> with ASCII.
> The null byte occurs in no other situation, even with the multi-byte
> Steven Murdoch.