Java and Unicode

From: Jani Kajala (
Date: Tue Nov 14 2000 - 04:54:58 EST

As Unicode will soon contain characters defined beyond the code point range
[0,65535] I'm wondering how is Java going to handle this?

I didn't find any hints from JDK documentation either, at least a few days
ago when I browsed the Java documentation about internationalization I just
saw a comment that 'Unicode is a 16-bit encoding.' (two errors in one

Jani Kajala

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