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

From: Tex Texin (
Date: Fri Feb 23 2001 - 14:01:28 EST

John Cowan wrote:

> Or consider IPv6 network addresses. There are
> 340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456 of them. They
> won't be assigned densely according to current plans, but they
> *could* be, and that would be enough IP addresses to have
> a few billion addresses for every soil bacterium in every
> square centimeter of soil on the planet. Do you really believe
> we are going to "break through" that?

I dunno, but are the bacteria big-endian or little endian?

According to Murphy, nothing goes according to Hoyle.
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