Re: Displaying Plane 1 characters

From: Keld J|rn Simonsen (
Date: Wed Nov 11 1998 - 21:02:10 EST

> >Java is also going to get problems: "\u10208" would be mistaken as
> >U+1020 <undefined Mongolian character> U+0038 DIGIT EIGHT instead
> >of U-00010208 ETRUSCAN LETTER TH.
> \uD800\uDE08 is an obvious answer for Java, since Java's 16-bit data
> type implies its use of UTF-16.

Yoou should not use \uxxxx nothation for surrogates,
as surrogates are not charcters in neither Unicode nor 10646,
and thus the short identifiers cannot be used.


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