RE: Fwd: Wired 4.09 p. 130: Lost in Translation

From: Mark Leisher (
Date: Wed Aug 28 1996 - 16:38:48 EDT

    Murray> Pls note that UTF-8 is a 31-bit standard (not just a 24-bit
    Murray> standard), so it offers a variable-length byte encoding of all
    Murray> 10646 characters let alone all Unicode characters.

>> ..... (for the range 0x0000-0xFFFF) .....

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