Re: Unicode FAQ addendum

From: Lars Marius Garshol (
Date: Thu Jul 20 2000 - 04:11:27 EDT

* John Cowan
| C1 says "A process shall interpret Unicode code values as 16-bit
| quantities."

This I find mightily confusing. Why say something like this when
there are (well, will be) characters that cannot be represented with
16 bits in any of the Unicode encodings?

| "Code unit" is defined in definition D5 as a synonym for "code
| value". If this needs updating,

Unless I've really misunderstood something it does need updating.

--Lars M.

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