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- Subject: Re: UTF-8 validation
- From: Coda Highland <chighland@...>
- Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2015 17:50:56 -0800
On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 5:39 PM, Javier Guerra Giraldez
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 7:19 PM, Cezary H. Noweta <email@example.com> wrote:
>> The simple process [ill-formed] => [well-formed] can be named validation
> Unfortunately, "validation" is taken in many circles as "verifying the
> validity of input", without changing said input in any form. And to
> make it worse, Unicode also defines "normalization" (which would be
> the right term in most other contexts) as something else.
> I propose coining the ugly term "validification", meaning "making the
> (possibly invalid) input valid"