From: Asmus Freytag (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Mar 03 2003 - 15:17:14 EST
At 11:52 AM 3/3/03 -0800, Mark Davis wrote:
>Perhaps I wasn't clear; I agree with you on that.
>1) It is conformant to skip or substitute text, with just a code at the end
>indicating that something of that sort was done.
It's a subtle point, but can be put into your formulation:
What I was after is where the "substitution" itself isn't legal Unicode,
i.e. an unpaired surrogate in UTF-32. My take is that, formally speaking,
as long as there's an indication of an error condition, I'm free to put
anything into the output buffer, even malformed Unicode, and still be
>2) Or, if someone wants more flexibility, to stop at possible errors, and
>give the client of the API information so that they can do more complex
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