From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Aug 06 2003 - 21:22:18 EDT
Kenneth Whistler scripsit:
> D17a Defective combining character sequence: A combining character
> sequence that does not start with a base character.
> * Defective combining character sequences occur when a sequence
> of combining characters appears at the start of a string or
> follows a control or format character. Such sequences are
> defective from the point of view of handling of combining
> marks, but are not ill-formed.
What, if anything, does the term "ill-formed" mean when attached to
a sequence of characters? I understood that every sequence of
characters whatsoever is permitted.
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