Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
A common reason for an encoding or decoding operation to fail is if the underlying encoding class does not provide a mapping between a character and an equivalent byte sequence. If the input character cannot be converted to an output byte sequence, the encoding operation calls the Fallback method, which throws EncoderFallbackException.
The System.Text.EncoderFallbackBuffer class, which represents a data buffer used in an encoding operation, is the base class for the EncoderExceptionFallbackBuffer class. However, instead of a data buffer, the EncoderExceptionFallbackBuffer class represents a standard behavior wherein an exception is thrown if an encoding operation fails. No actual data buffer exists, and the members designed to manipulate such a buffer do no significant work.
Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter EditionThe Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.