Re: UCS-4, UCS-2, UTF-16, UTF-8

From: Robert A. Rosenberg (
Date: Thu Feb 17 2000 - 19:00:01 EST

At 01:18 PM 02/17/2000 -0800, Yung-Fong Tang wrote:
>Not only that. UCS-4 does not specify byte order, but UTF-32BE and
>UTF-32LE does. I think UTF-32 itself (not UTF-32BE neither UTF32-LE) does
>not make too much sense. But remember byte order is essential in network

I thought that UTF-32 was able to handle byte-order by starting with either
FEFF0000 or 0000FFFE (the "byte order signal character" [who code name I

Note: I might have the codepoint wrong and it is FEFF.

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