Re: UTF-8 encoding does not interpret =?UTF-8?B?w6JFVVJ+IGFzICc=?=

Lew <lew@lewscanon.nospam>
Thu, 21 Jun 2007 10:36:29 -0400
learnyourabc wrote:

Finally found the information at
Search for 226.128.152 get
226.128.152 E28098 ??????? LEFT SINGLE QUOTATION MARK
The three bytes ??????? does refers to the LEFT SINGLE QUOTATION MARK.

Why is it that I,m using UTF-8 encoding in the String class that it
does not convert to the LEFT SINGLE QUOTATION MARK ???

Maybe because the characters do not comprise three bytes at all, but, what,
seven in UTF-8? Five? I don't remember the rules exactly and I feel too lazy
to look them up right this moment. I'm sure you could do that just as well as
anyone. Regardless, the bytes in your source data do not correspond to the
Unicode code point you seem to think they should.

'??' == '\u00E2'
'???' == '\u20AC' requires more than one byte
'??' == '\u02DC' requires more than one byte

AFAIR 0xE2 is not a UTF-8 byte value that indicates a three-byte encoded value.

Two questions:
What does a hex editor show you for those values in your source data?

What is the Unicode code point of "LEFT SINGLE QUOTATION MARK"?


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