[docs] [issue36789] Unicode HOWTO incorrectly states that UTF-8 contains no zero bytes
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Sun May 5 01:54:52 EDT 2019
Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka+cpython at gmail.com> added the comment:
I agree that the documentation should be updated. Do you mind to create a pull request mbiggs?
There are UTF-8 variants which guarantee that the encoded text has no zero bytes (see Modified UTF-8), but Python only provides the standard UTF-8 and UTF-8 with BOM.
stage: -> needs patch
versions: -Python 3.5, Python 3.6
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