On Sun, 17 Aug 1997, Keld J|rn Simonsen wrote:
> Misha Wolf writes:
> > - While the ISO 10646 coding space is theoretically 31 (not 32) bits
> > wide, it is my understanding that ISO/IEC JTC1/SC2/WG2 has decided
> > not to encode characters beyond the 17 planes covered by Unicode.
> As far as I know, this is not true. There has even been some proposals
> in SC2/WG2 to encode data outside the 17 planes reachable by UTF-16.
Keld - To help us decide what to use in the SGML declaration for HTML,
can you please expand on:
- The nature of the data in these proposals.
- The actual position of the proposed encodings (99999999 reaches
26 out of 31 bits).
- The seriousness of the proponents.
- The chances of such proposals to get accepted any time soon.
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