Author jeff.allen
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Date 2017-03-14.07:48:32
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Aha! Python 3 agrees with Java 8:

>>> b'abc\x80\x80\xc1\xc4def'.decode('big5', 'replace')

This will be the result of this change set:
and this issue:
where, in a last-minute change of mind, CPython decided not to back-port the fix to 2.7 and 3.2.

However, nothing in the Python documentation seems to guarantee one or other behaviour. Given we have good reasons for using the Java codec, I'll give us a custom test that is either sensitive to version, or accepts the two.
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