Corner cases (was: Re: UTF-16 Encoding Scheme and U+FFFE)

From: Doug Ewell <>
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2014 11:00:50 -0700

How common is it to see any of the following in real-world Unicode text,
as opposed to code charts and test suites and the like?

1. Unpaired surrogates
2. Noncharacters (besides CLDR data)
3. U+FEFF at the beginning of a stream (note: not "packet" or arbitrary
cutoff point)

I'm not asking whether any of these are recommended or "prohibited" or
whether they are a good idea. I'm asking about actual usage.

Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, USA | @DougEwell
Unicode mailing list
Received on Wed Jun 04 2014 - 13:02:09 CDT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Wed Jun 04 2014 - 13:02:09 CDT