Re: Names of planes, and request for sneak preview

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Wed Jul 12 2000 - 02:01:40 EDT

John Cowan <> wrote:

> I coined the term "Astral Planes" for the space 10000-10FFFF, but it
> ticked off someone or other (I suppose because it might suggest that
> they weren't worthy of implementation) and I stopped using it.

On the other hand, it amused me enough so that I actually used it as
a function name:

int AstralPlanes(const unsigned long ulChar)
        return((ulChar & 0xFFFF0000) != 0);

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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