[Development] A bug or not a bug, that's the question

Christoph Feck christoph at maxiom.de
Mon Aug 26 14:26:14 CEST 2013

On Monday 26 August 2013 13:53:38 Kurt Pattyn wrote:
> QTextCodec *codec = QTextCodec::codecForName("UTF-8")
> codec->toUnicode(someUtf8StringContainingNonCharacters, …);
> When toUnicode is called with a string containing Unicode
> non-character codes, QTextCodec returns a conversion error.
> [...]
> But, non-character codes are valid in Unicode, and should be
> maintained as is; Unicode published a corrigendum clarifying the
> handling of non-characters:
> http://www.unicode.org/versions/corrigendum9.html.

What do you mean with "maintained as is"? The document you cite does 
not mention anything related to invalid UTF-8.

Since this is the Qt development list, please discuss code changes 
needed to clarify what you mean.

Christoph Feck
KDE Quality Team

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