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Subject: Re: Handling of non-basic characters in early translation phases
From: Hubert Tong (hubert.reinterpretcast_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-06-20 11:30:40


On Sat, Jun 20, 2020 at 9:16 AM Jens Maurer via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden]>
wrote:

> On 20/06/2020 13.54, Corentin Jabot wrote:
>
> > * Should the standard mandates that byte value are preserved? ( I
> think this would put severe constraints on implementations )
>
> My view: allowed, but not required. But we should acknowledge that
> state of affairs by allowing characters beyond Unicode in the source
> character set. (In particular, nobody should be forced to map
> non-Unicode chars to the Unicode private use area.)
>
+1



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