What about F0000? I was told that there are 0x10FFFF
Oh, by the way, if 12 is a dozen and 144 is a gross,
what are 16 and 256?
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---- Kenneth Whistler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Mark responded reconditely: > > > > > I ALY FND ANMs HRD2 DL WTH. WD PFR NML WDS. > > > > Michael Everson wrote: > > > > > Ar 07:53 -0800 2000-07-11, scríobh John H. > Jenkins: > > > > > > >At the same time, it would be nice to have > a Unicodally correct way > > > >of referring to planes 1 and 2, since there > is an important boundary > > > >between them. > > > > > > Just use the acronyms BMP, SMP, and SIP. > > > > > From the practice that is developing in the relevant > committees, > and the discussion on this list, it would appear > that the > practical consensus seems to be heading towards: > > 0000.. FFFF "The BMP" > 10000..1FFFF "Plane 1" > 20000..2FFFF "Plane 2" > E0000..EFFFF "Plane 14" > > Those are in fact the terms that most people are > using. It is quite > unlikely that "SMP" and "SIP" and "SPP" are going > to catch on > very widely, given the difficulty of keeping them > straight, or > separate from other TLA's and FLA's like SMTP, > TCPIP, etc. (SPP > also means Southwest Power Pool, Science and Policy > Programs, > School of Public Policy, Society for Philosophy > and Psychology, > Student Protector Plan, Sandy's Pattern Pantry, > Self-Publishing Partners, > and the Santiago Park Plaza...) "Plane 14" is actually > a *much* better > term -- if you do an Internet search on that, all > the pertinent > Unicode-related stuff actually pops right up to > the top of the search. > > And despite Mark's disclaimer about the validity > of any boundaries > past the FFFF / 10000 boundary, the Plane boundaries > do have some > importance. They are likely to figure prominently > in trie structures > for accessing properties of characters past FFFF; > the planes themselves > have some uniformity of their properties, since > different things > are being isolated to Plane 2 or Plane 14 as opposed > to Plane 1. > > Also, in favor of John Cowan's terminology, one > might also note > that all of the "Astral Planes" are self-naming > by their initial > hex digit. > > --Ken >
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