From: Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk (email@example.com)
Date: Fri May 20 2005 - 17:10:15 CDT
Dean Snyder <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> If <0xD800 0xDF02> is interpreted differently than <0xD801 0xDF02>,
> then the high surrogate is altering the interpretation of 0xDF02,
> the low surrogate. I assert that that is stateful in the context of
> discussing fragment fragility.
It's much easier tractable kind of statefulness. No matter how they
are called, they should be distinguished.
In UTF-16 for each boundary between characters you can find the
corresponding boundary in the encoded text, and the fragments can be
physically put together in a different order, as far as surrogates are
concerned (but not wrt. a BOM). This applies to UTF-8 too of course.
This is not true for ISO-2022.
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