RE: Ill-formed sequences (was: Re: UTF-16 inside UTF-8)

From: Addison Phillips [wM] (
Date: Wed Nov 05 2003 - 12:46:37 EST

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    > I assume that by “multiple UTF-8 sequences that could represent the same
    > logical text,” Adobe is referring to non-shortest UTF-8 sequences such
    > as <C0 80> and not to Unicode canonical equivalences or something else.
    > No similar warning about “multiple sequences” is given in the sections
    > that deal with UTF-16.

    I am under the impression that they mean combining sequences.

    Addison P. Phillips
    Director, Globalization Architecture
    webMethods | Delivering Global Business Visibility
    Chair, W3C Internationalization (I18N) Working Group
    Chair, W3C-I18N-WG, Web Services Task Force

    Internationalization is an architecture.
    It is not a feature.

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