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Re: [SG16] Agenda for the 2021-10-06 SG16 telecon

From: Jens Maurer <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2021 13:19:41 +0200
On 06/10/2021 11.35, Corentin Jabot via SG16 wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 8:31 AM Hubert Tong via SG16 <sg16_at_[hidden] <mailto:sg16_at_[hidden]>> wrote:
> Concern for SG 16 to evaluate:
> The recommended practice re: UTF-16 and UTF-32 is not consistent with getting the correct treatment out of interfaces that attempt to read the wide character data as a byte stream (e.g., iconv) when there are invalid characters in a position to be confused as reverse-from-native-endian BOMs.
> UTF-16 is synonymous to either UTF-16BE/UTF-16LE depending on the platform.
> The endianness is implied by the platform, not by text_encoding.

That is not what ISO 10646 defines as the UTF-16 encoding scheme.


Received on 2021-10-06 06:19:48