Surrogates and noncharacters
haberg-1 at telia.com
Sun May 10 13:35:41 CDT 2015
> On 10 May 2015, at 12:23, Richard Wordingham <richard.wordingham at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>> However I wonder what would be the effect of D80 in UTF-32: is
>> <0xFFFFFFFF> a valid "32-bit string" ?
> The value 0xFFFFFFFF cannot appear in a UTF-32 string. Therefore it
> cannot represent a unit of encoded text in a UTF-32 string.
Even though the values with highest bit set are not a part of original UTF-32, it can easily be extended also to original UTF-8, which may be simpler to implement.
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