Re: Deleting Lone Surrogates

From: Martin J. Dürst <>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2015 20:50:14 +0900

On 2015/10/05 04:30, Asmus Freytag (t) wrote:
> On 10/4/2015 6:02 AM, Richard Wordingham wrote:
>> In the absence of a specific tailoring, is the combination of a lone
>> surrogate and a combining mark a user-perceived character? Does a lone
>> surrogate constitute a user-perceived character?
> In an editing interface, a lone surrogate should be a user perceived character,
> as otherwise you won't be able to manually delete it. Markus suggests that it be
> treated like an unassigned code point.

In an editing tool (of which an editing interface is a part of), a lone
surrogate should just be removed! Apparently, that's what happens in
Richard's case, but only eventually.

Regards, Martin.
Received on Mon Oct 05 2015 - 06:51:05 CDT

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