2011/11/24 Alexander Shulgin <ash(at)commandprompt(dot)com>:
> Excerpts from Florian Weimer's message of Thu Nov 24 12:59:09 +0200 2011:
>> > I have a different question. What is reason for embedded NULs inside
>> > strings?
>> The source system does not enforce that constraint, so from time to
>> time, such data slips through. I don't know why it's there in the first
>> place, and I have no control over the original data source. Usually,
>> it's okay to silently strip NUL bytes; it's just a bit awkward.
the source should be buggy application that has broken replace or
concat of strings.
> Strip? Like this: "loss\0less" => "lossless"? That would be awkward for sure.
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