[whatwg] Handling of illegal byte-sequences (typically in UTF-8)
Øistein E. Andersen
html5 at xn--istein-9xa.com
Fri Nov 24 18:08:19 PST 2006
On 24 Nov 2006, at 10:33AM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Nov 24, 2006, at 04:11, Ãistein E. Andersen wrote:
>> Section 8.1.4:
>>> Bytes [->] U+FFFD
>> Section 9.2.2:
>>> Bytes or sequences of bytes [->] U+FFFD
> I'm inclined to think that interop[erability] in error situations doesn't need to go as
> deep as defining how many replacement characters [...] a [...] decoder has to emit.
I agree. The current slight inconsistency should probably be amended by
making section 8.1.4 more liberal rather than the other way round.
Ãistein E. Andersen
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