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Fixes #297.
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@@ -16,6 +16,9 @@ method. Here are the different string encodings;
* `'ascii'` - for 7 bit ASCII data only. This encoding method is very fast, and will
strip the high bit if set.
+Note that this encoding converts a null character (`'\0'` or `'\u0000'`) into
+`0x20` (character code of a space). If you want to convert a null character
+into `0x00`, you should use `'utf8'`.
* `'utf8'` - Multi byte encoded Unicode characters. Many web pages and other document formats use UTF-8.

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