[cosmo-dev] More Unicode
twl at osafoundation.org
Mon Dec 3 12:28:57 PST 2007
On Dec 3, 2007, at 12:05 PM, Jared Rhine wrote:
>> All that said, I think I'm leaning toward favoring the following:
>> 1) Restrict usernames to U+0000-U+FFFF server side, add client
>> side logic to explain and enforce restriction
>> 2) Create 1.0 bug to handle U+10000 and above characters in data
> I have no Hub product or operational reason to support usernames
> outside the BMP. I support refusing to create such usernames
> server-side, and restricting their submission in the UI.
> I don't think we should work to support astral Unicode planes
> anywhere, even in payloads. The payoff is very low. If checking
> for astral codepoints is cheap, it'd be cool to throw an error upon
> submission, but I bet we would live fine even if we didn't do that.
> I'm fine with a U+10000 bug for future, but I would really prefer
> to see it Futured and *not* 1.0. 1.0 is too close, and has other
> far more valuable goals.
> -- Jared
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