RE: What does it mean to "not be a valid string in Unicode"?

From: Whistler, Ken <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2013 21:38:15 +0000

Philippe also said:

> ... Reserving "UTF-16" for what the stadnard discusses as a
> "16-bit string", except that it should still require UTF-16
> conformance (no unpaired surrogates and no non-characters) ...

For those following along, conformance to UTF-16 does *NOT* require "no non-characters". Noncharacters are perfectly valid in UTF-16.

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