Re: Perception that Unicode is 16-bit (was: Re: Surrogate space in Unicode)

Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 11:27:02 EST

In a message dated 2001-02-20 06:18:34 Pacific Standard Time, writes:

> >With the Unicode-related functions in Prague growing out of size, I moved
> them
> >into a new library called 'Babylon'. It will provide all the functionality
> >defined in the Unicode standard (it is not Unicode but ISO 10646 compliant
> as
> >it uses 32bit wide characters internally) and is written in C++.
> Eh? Unicode has no aversion to either a 32-bit encoding form (UTF-32 - see
> UTR#19 or PDUTR#27) or with C++.

I believe that was David's point; he was quoting someone else who believed
that a 32-bit representation was compliant with ISO/IEC 10646 but not with

-Doug Ewell
 Fullerton, California

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