Re: Roundtripping in Unicode

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Sat Dec 11 2004 - 15:07:17 CST

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    RE: Roundtripping in Unicode
    Lars Kristan wrote:

    >>> All assigned codepoints do roundtrip even in my concept.
    >>> But unassigned codepoints are not valid data.
    >> Please make up your mind: either they are valid and programs are
    >> required to accept them, or they are invalid and programs are
    >> required to reject them.
    > I don't know what they should be called. The fact is there shouldn't
    > be any. And that current software should treat them as valid. So, they
    > are not valid but cannot (and must not) be validated. As stupid as it
    > sounds. I am sure one of the standardizers will find a Unicodally
    > correct way of putting it.

    I can't even understand that paragraph, let alone paraphrase it.

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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