[Bitcoin-development] BIP 38 NFC normalisation issue

Mike Hearn mike at plan99.net
Tue Jul 15 15:20:00 UTC 2014


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> Unicode guarantees that null-terminated strings still work.


UTF-8 guarantees that. Other encodings do not, you can have null bytes in
UTF-16 strings for example. Indeed most languages that use pascal-style
encodings internally allow null characters in strings, it's just not a good
idea to exploit that fact ...
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