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From "Darryl L. Pierce" <dpie...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: UTF8 / binary strings in dynamic languages
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:51:06 GMT
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 12:53:28PM +0100, Gordon Sim wrote:
> On 09/25/2013 12:23 PM, Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> >On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 09:34:17AM +0200, Jimmy Jones wrote:
> >>  On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 12:59:17PM -0400, Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> >>>I modified the spout.pl example to do this for both the name and value
> >>>on properties pass in at the command line and they were seen by the Java
> >>>drain tool (yay!).
> >>>
> >>>So, narrowing down the goal slightly, WRT QPID-5067, do we want to 1)
> >>>require the users to explicitly called utf8::upgrade() on the property
> >>>name and value and assume that, whatever they pass in is correct, or do we
> >>>2) assume it for them and upgrade the string in our porcelain layer?
> >>>
> >>>In this case, since message properties are always strings, the latter
> >>>seems to me to be the right path.
> >>
> >>Can't message properties also be integers? Does the spec disallow binary?
> >>Having said that, 2 seems sensible to me.
> >
> >I don't think it disallows them, and sorry I mean to say property names.
> 
> The name will always be encoded as UTF8 at present, whether you call
> utf8::upgrade() on it or not.

Ah, okay. Thanks for the clarification.

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