[Ltru] Re: Solving the UTF-8 problem

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Mon, 02 July 2007 13:52 UTC

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From: Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr>
To: Doug Ewell <dewell@roadrunner.com>
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Subject: [Ltru] Re: Solving the UTF-8 problem
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On Sun, Jul 01, 2007 at 03:58:48PM -0700,
 Doug Ewell <dewell@roadrunner.com> wrote 
 a message of 161 lines which said:

> If there are implementations that read and interpret the Registry
> and will choke on non-ASCII input,

They are perfectly right: this is what RFC 4646 asks. Without this
behaviour, some typos will go unnoticed.

> Personally I doubt there are large numbers of such implementations.

I tested my own implementation, GaBuZoMeu and I'm mortified to
announce that it accepts UTF-8 without even a warning (I did not want
that, I regard it as a bug).

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