2.2.2 [ISO10646] Section C.6, Unpaired RC-elements: Interpretation by receiving devices
The specification states:
According to clause C.1 an unpaired RC-element (see clause 4.34) is not in conformance with the requirements of UTF-16. If a receiving device that has adopted the UTF-16 form receives an unpaired RC-element because of error conditions either: * in an originating device, or * in the interchange between an originating and the receiving device, or * in the receiving device itself, then it shall interpret that unpaired RC-element in the same way that it interprets a character that is outside the adopted subset that has been identified for the device (see sub-clause 2.3c).
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Unpaired RC elements are replaced with the character