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Re: vi: invalid conversion, truncated file

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 12:39:04PM +0200, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> Hi!
> When opening a file in vi in a UTF-8 environment, doing changes and
> saving-and-quitting, I sometimes open files that are not valid UTF-8
> files (e.g. iso-8859-1).
> vi then claims "invalid conversion" and truncates the file at the
> first invalid character.

Does this happen at reading or writing?


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