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Re: New GB18030 gconv module for glibc (from ThizLinux Laboratory)
On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 06:03:47PM -0800, Ulrich Drepper wrote:
> Anthony Fok <email@example.com> writes:
> > No, this is wrong. As I have said, in the Unicode standard, U+33FF
> > is "legal" but "unassigned". If gb18030.c says it is "illegal", it is
> > glibc's bug.
> No. This is an incorrect input. Period. There is no discussion
> about it. I've already said that no character which is not in the
> current UnicodeData list must be converted.
If "iconv -f ucs4 -t utf8" also fails on U+33FF because "This is an
incorrect input[sic]", then I rest my case.
If not, then glibc is inconsistent, hence a bug. Period.
Anthony Fok Tung-Ling
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