Expectations around line ending behavior for U+2028 and U+2029

Carsten Bormann cabo at tzi.org
Fri Oct 26 07:02:19 UTC 2018


On Oct 26, 2018, at 02:17, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com> wrote:
> 
> see https://www.unicode.org/versions/Unicode11.0.0/ch05.pdf#G10213 

Please explain how this is even remotely relevant for a programming language.

(Clearly, this was written by people who were trying to encode word processing text.
The giveaway is the phrase “simple text editors such as program editors”.
This recommendation is attempting to solve a problem that programming languages do not have.
I’m not aware of any uptake in the word processing world, either.)

Grüße, Carsten



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