So what notation do you use? 0x8000 is just another
way to say 32768.
By the way, how was the conference?
Um... give him a REALLY high plane, like in ....
oh, I don't know how high.
You can't keep giving people their own planes, because
then I'll want one, and then you'll rip my skin away
from my body for wanting one. And Sarasvati will
make sure no woman ever wants me, not that that would
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---- Peter_Constable@sil.org wrote: > > On 09/12/2000 02:59:38 PM Kenneth Whistler wrote: > > [snip] > > I think Ken's comments on planes is good. > > > >3. The term "surrogate character" should be eschewed > altogether, because > > of the confusion is causes. "Surrogate code > point" can continue to > > be used as it currently is, and the term "surrogate > pair" is also > > useful. But the other terminology related to > characters... > > The other terminology Ken discussed had to do with > the plane in which a > character is found. What I think is still open > is how d800 - dfff get > referred to. Ken indicated that "surrogate code > point" can continue in use > as is; I don't recall exactly how TUS 3.0 uses > it. (Would have made for a > rather challenging trivia question :-) My biggest > concern here is that > people should not be referring to U+d800 - U+dfff > as characters. (I'd be > willing to accept code point, provided there is > a clear statement as to > what is meant by a code point.) For that matter, > I'd be inclined to say > that the U+ notation should not be used here - > U+ should be reserved for > use to refer to encoded characters in terms of > their Unicode scalar values. > So, 0xd800 is OK, but U+d800 would be wrong. > > > > - Peter > > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------- > Peter Constable > > Non-Roman Script Initiative, SIL International > 7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236, USA > Tel: +1 972 708 7485 > E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > >
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