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290Re: [caplet] Am I paranoid enough?

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  • Mike Samuel
    Feb 18, 2009
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      2009/2/18 David-Sarah Hopwood <david.hopwood@...>:
      > Mike Samuel wrote:
      >> 2009/2/17 David-Sarah Hopwood <david.hopwood@...>:
      >>> Mike Samuel wrote:
      >>>> 2009/2/16 David-Sarah Hopwood <david.hopwood@...>
      >>>>> ValidChar :: one of
      > [...]
      >>>>> [\uFF00-\uFFEF]
      >>>> Why include FFEF?
      >>> It's unassigned, and there's no particular reason to exclude it.
      >>> (\uFFF0-\uFFF8 are also unassigned, but that's an area reserved
      >>> for "special" characters.)
      >>
      >> Isn't it the reflection of fffe, the byte-order-marker.
      >
      > No, \uFEFF is the BOM, and its byte-reflection \uFFFE is a noncharacter,
      > so already excluded from ValidChar.

      Ah, quite right.

      > (Thought you'd spotted something I'd missed for a second, there.)
      >
      > --
      > David-Sarah Hopwood ⚥
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