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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] Smackv10: Smack rules grammar + their stateful parser
    On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 03:26:12AM -0500, Kyle Moffett wrote:
    > On Nov 06, 2007, at 01:33:05, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    >> Can you limit this to 7bit ASCII and use isascii() somewhere?
    >> Otherwise I'd expect funny things to happen when you e.g. use isspace() on
    >> the UTF-8 encoded character à.
    > Actually, you don't need to. You tell them it expects UTF-8 encoded
    > strings and be done with it. All US-ASCII characters from 0 through 127
    > (IE: high bit clear) are exactly the same in UTF-8, and UTF-8 special
    > characters have the high bit set in all bytes. Therefore you just assume
    > that anything with the high bit set is part of a word and you can handle
    > basic UTF-8. (It doesn't work on special UTF-8 space characters like
    > nonbreaking space and similar, but handling those is significantly more
    > complicated).

    The documentations says:
    "Smack labels cannot contain unprintable characters or the "/" (slash)

    What you propose might contain unprintable characters, and it might even
    be invalid UTF-8.

    > Cheers,
    > Kyle Moffett



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