Feedback on the proposal to change U+FFFD generation when decoding ill-formed UTF-8

Hans Åberg via Unicode unicode at
Tue May 16 07:44:44 CDT 2017

> On 15 May 2017, at 12:21, Henri Sivonen via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
> I think Unicode should not adopt the proposed change.

It would be useful, for use with filesystems, to have Unicode codepoint markers that indicate how UTF-8, including non-valid sequences, is translated into UTF-32 in a way that the original octet sequence can be restored.

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