From: D. Starner (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Oct 12 2004 - 15:34:48 CST
"Philippe Verdy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Examples of bad assumptions that a reader could make:
> - [quote](...) Experience so far suggests
> that most first-time authors of UTF-8 decoders find at least one
> serious problem in their decoder by using this file.[/quote]
> This suggests to the reader that if its browser or editor does not display
> the contained test text as indicated, there's a problem in that application.
If you're a reader, not an "author[...] of [a] UTF-8 decoder", then I don't
see where that statement gives you cause to assume anything. It is indeed
a bad assumption on the part of the reader.
> So who's puzzling here? Not me! It's the content of the text itself.
Funny; I've never been puzzled by the text of the document. It's obviously
designed to test the edge cases and the failure cases of a UTF-8 decoder.
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