Re: Names of planes, and request for sneak preview

From: John Cowan (
Date: Mon Jul 10 2000 - 16:53:23 EDT

Doug Ewell wrote:
> Michael Everson's "Roadmap" pages refer to Planes 0, 1, 2, and 14 as
> the BMP, SMP, SIP, and GPP respectively.
> Everybody and his cat should know that BMP stands for Basic Multilingual
> Plane, and the Roadmap pages also show that SMP is short for Secondary
> Multilingual Plane. What are SIP and GPP?

Supplementary Ideographic Plane, General Purpose Plane. Note that these
are 10646 names, not Unicode names.


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