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Function std.encoding.sanitize

Sanitizes a string by replacing malformed code unit sequences with valid code unit sequences. The result is guaranteed to be valid for this encoding.

immutable(E)[] sanitize(E) (
  immutable(E)[] s

If the input string is already valid, this function returns the original, otherwise it constructs a new string by replacing all illegal code unit sequences with the encoding's replacement character, Invalid sequences will be replaced with the Unicode replacement character (U+FFFD) if the character repertoire contains it, otherwise invalid sequences will be replaced with '?'.


Unicode 5.0, ASCII, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, WINDOWS-1250, WINDOWS-1251, WINDOWS-1252


s the string to be sanitized


writeln(sanitize("hello \xF0\x80world")); // "hello \xEF\xBF\xBDworld"


Janice Caron


Boost License 1.0.