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SubjectRe: UTF-8 practically vs. theoretically in the VFS API
On Monday 16 February 2004 14:20, Marc Lehmann wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 11:48:35AM -0800, Linus Torvalds <>
> > works on the raw byte sequence and isn't confused). Basically accept the
> > fact that UTF-8 strings can contain "garbage", and don't try to fix it
> > up.
> But you are wrong, UTF-8 strings never contain garbage. UTF-8 is
> well-defined and is always proper UTF-8. It's a tautology.

Would you please learn the difference between "you are wrong" and "I


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