Example of overriding your own Encoding.

Previously I wrote about the Best Way to Make Your Own Encoding, but didn’t include an example, so today I’m including an example of a replacement Encoding.  I also included an EncoderFallback example, which replaces unknown characters with numerical entity style replacements (〹).  This example isn’t complete.  If you need Encoder or Decoder functionality you’d have to…


Rambling about RFC 4690 and IDN

There’s a reasonably new RFC 4690 ( http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4690.txt ) that raises a bunch of questions about IDN names and Unicode regarding such things as confusable characters and other issues.  Some of those are also discussed in Unicode TR36 “Unicode Security Considerations” http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr36/. One thing that confuses me about the discussion regarding IDN’s weaknesses is that most of…