Misspelling or Miscoding?

Doug Ewell doug at ewellic.org
Wed Jan 18 10:44:34 CST 2017

Richard Wordingham wrote:

> When someone enters text with the code points in the wrong order but 
> the text renders to give the appearance that should have been intended, 
> has the typist misspelt, miscoded or what? I am talking about 
> sequences that are *not* even compatibility equivalent to what should 
> have been entered. 

I'd say the person misspelled the word, or made a typographical error.
The fact that the rendering software displayed it as if it were spelled
correctly is immaterial.
Doug Ewell | Thornton, CO, US | ewellic.org

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