Re: Unicode FAQ addendum

From: jgo (
Date: Sat Jul 22 2000 - 20:24:11 EDT

> Addison wrote:
> 1. 1 byte != 1 character: deal with it.

Hmm, depends on how you define "byte".
I've seen them in 8-bit, 12-bit, 16-bit and 18-bit varieties.

The trouble, though, is that 1 character (in this context)
can be represented by from 16 bits to 6*16 bits.

John G. Otto Nisus Software, Engineering
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