Corrigendum #9

Asmus Freytag asmusf at
Mon Jun 2 17:08:27 CDT 2014

On 6/2/2014 2:53 PM, Markus Scherer wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:32 PM, David Starner <prosfilaes at 
> <mailto:prosfilaes at>> wrote:
>     I would especially discourage any web browser from handling
>     these; they're noncharacters used for unknown purposes that are
>     undisplayable and if used carelessly for their stated purpose, can
>     probably trigger serious bugs in some lamebrained utility.
> I don't expect "handling these" in web browsers and lamebrained 
> utilities. I expect "treat like unassigned code points".

I can't shake the suspicion that Corrigendum #9 is not actually solving 
a general problem, but is a special favor to CLDR as being run by 
insiders, and in the process muddying the waters for everyone else.

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