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Simon St.Laurent wrote:
> Surrogate pairs are very tricky critters that seem to me to require
> substantially more programming care than any other aspect of Unicode,
> and I suspect that developers will be cursing them for a long time to come.
When you are using a language that hard-codes "char" to mean "16 bits",
> The testing I've been able to perform so far is pretty crude stuff. If
> anyone with more experience in Unicode or better tools for creating test
> documents has time to explore this work, I'd greatly appreciate it. As
> XML 1.0 parsers already perform some of this testing, creating tests
> that go outside of those bounds and reach gorille (not just the parser)
> is tricky.
IIRC, Aelfred (not Aelfred2) doesn't actually check these things.
A JAXP wrapper for it might be useful.
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