[Openmcl-devel] Plans for Unicode support within OpenMCL?
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Wed Mar 22 08:56:41 PST 2006
> Tom Emerson wrote:
>>> But you cannot enforce it. It is possible that you see them.
>> You cannot enforce it, but the presence of a surrogate value in a
>> UTF-32 stream is an error: there are no defined semantics for that
>> character. So while you can see them, they have no valid character
> You still have to decide what to do with an error.
> I think doing nothing can be a reasonalbe option in this case.
> It is not only a display issue! Unicode has precompsed characters too,
> which leads to issues of canonical equivalence and normalization
Normalization and equivalence forms can happen at a higher level, as
you say: these get added at a higher level. I'm only concerned, right
now, with basic character support.
Anyway, we're otherwise in violent agreement.
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