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From "Emmanuel Bourg (Updated) (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (CSV-58) Unicode escapes are lost if escape character is backslash
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:20:39 GMT

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Emmanuel Bourg updated CSV-58:
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      Component/s: Parser
    Fix Version/s: 1.0
    
> Unicode escapes are lost if escape character is backslash
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CSV-58
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CSV-58
>             Project: Commons CSV
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Parser
>            Reporter: Sebb
>             Fix For: 1.0
>
>
> The current escape parsing converts <esc><char> to plain <char> if
the <char> is not one of the special characters to be escaped.
> This can affect unicode escapes if the <esc> character is backslash.
> One way round this is to specifically check for <char> == 'u', but it seems wrong
to only do this for 'u'.
> Another solution would be to leave <esc><char> as is unless the <char>
is one of the special characters.
> There are several possible ways to treat unrecognised escapes:
> - treat it as if the escape char had not been present (current behaviour)
> - leave the escape char as is
> - throw an exception

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