Re: Limitation of 0x10FFFF (about UTF-32)

From: Mark Davis (
Date: Mon Jul 26 1999 - 10:12:54 EDT

Thanks for your reply. You bring up an interesting point--there is no
public way to distinguish between Unicode's definition of UTF-8 and
ISO's. We'll have to think about this one.


Masahiko Maedera wrote:

> Dear, Mr. Mark Davis,
> I am Masahiko Maedera.
> I have found your report about UTF-32,
> and I think this is very nice.
> To avoid user's confusion when UTF-8, UTF-16, UCS-4 are converted,
> it is necessary to make same limitation of code range
> for all of them.
> UTF-32 is good scheme to restrict code range of UCS-4.
> But there is a serious problem that UTF-8 is not yet limited.
> Is there any scheme to restrict code range of UTF-8?
> --
> 1999/07/26 Masahiko Maedera <>

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