[Mono-list] Socket code.
Sun, 22 Feb 2004 11:10:38 -0800
Right, I did go and read up on GetString and you are of course correct.
On Sun, 2004-02-22 at 10:51, Jonathan Pryor wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-02-22 at 13:06, George Farris wrote:
> > > Shouldn't it be:
> > >
> > > s = Encoding.ASCII.GetString(bytes, 0, len);
> > > buf.Append(s);
> > >
> > Well the docs on GetString say it can be just a byte.
> Yes, GetString(byte) exists, but it's equivalent to this:
> string GetString (byte bytes)
> return GetString (bytes, 0, bytes.Length);
> So this is only valid if `bytes' is full. Otherwise (when you've read
> fewer than `bytes.Length' bytes) the end of your string will contain
> garbage data. The `GetString (bytes, 0, len)' fixes this, so GetString
> will only convert valid data.
> - Jon
George Farris <email@example.com>