Tim Peters wrote:

(" " in HTML).  It's surprising to me to see \x89-\x8d there,
though.  It could be your system is set to use "an unusual" locale, or
it could be a bug in the platform C libraries.  Try writing a little C
program to see what isspace() returns.



Bingo! Thanks for the hints.

You were correct, it was down to a mis-interpretation of the C99 and ISO 8859 standards. Looks like OpenBSD interprets it differently to everything else ;)

The policy was changed 8 days ago:

http://www.openbsd.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/src/lib/libc/gen/ctype_.c

"Correct ctype classifications of chars >= 0x80 wrt C99/POSIX and our
man page. ok espie@ deraadt@"

-Matt

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