Question about Perl5 extended UTF-8 design
doug at ewellic.org
Thu Nov 5 14:41:42 CST 2015
Richard Wordingham wrote:
> No-one's claiming it is for a Unicode Transformation Format (UTF).
Then they ought not to call it "UTF-8" or "extended" or "modified"
UTF-8, or anything of the sort, even if the bit-shifting algorithm is
based on UTF-8.
"UTF-8 encoding form" is defined as a mapping of Unicode scalar values
-- not arbitrary integers -- onto byte sequences. [D92]
Doug Ewell | http://ewellic.org | Thornton, CO
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