[Mono-bugs] [Bug 76247][Nor] New - XmlTextReader corrupts UTF-16 surrogate characters in strings

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Changed by brion at pobox.com.


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+Bug#: 76247
+Product: Mono: Class Libraries
+Version: 1.1
+OS Details: Ubuntu Hoary/x86
+Status: NEW   
+Priority: Normal
+Component: Sys.XML
+AssignedTo: atsushi at ximian.com                            
+ReportedBy: brion at pobox.com               
+QAContact: mono-bugs at ximian.com
+TargetMilestone: ---
+Summary: XmlTextReader corrupts UTF-16 surrogate characters in strings
+Description of Problem:
+High Unicode characters (values over 0x10000) are represented in 16-bit
+strings using UTF-16 surrogate pairs of two pseudocharacters.
+When reading an XML file containing such characters with XmlTextReader,
+strings read by ReadString() etc include corrupted UTF-16 surrogate pairs
+instead of the correct values.
+Steps to reproduce the problem:
+1. Read a file with an XmlTextReader containing the high char U-000289c0
+2. Read a value into a string, eg with the ReadString() method
+3. Examine the characters in the string
+Actual Results:
+The character is read as the invalid pair: 0xd801, 0x65c0
+Expected Results:
+Should be read as: 0xd862, 0xddc0
+How often does this happen? 
+Every time.
+Additional Information:
+The PeekChars method correctly combines surrogate pairs in the input, but
+there are several methods that put things back into strings which all use
+an incorrect formula for creating surrogate pairs:
+ (char) (ch / 0x10000 + 0xD800 - 1)
+ (char) (ch % 0x10000 + 0xDC00)
+ (char) ((ch - 0x10000) / 0x400 + 0xD800)
+ (char) ((ch - 0x10000) % 0x400 + 0xDC00)
+Tested SVN r50834 on Linux and 1.1.9 release on Mac OS X.

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