Re: "Missing character" glyph

From: Kenneth Whistler (
Date: Wed Jul 31 2002 - 20:31:23 EDT

Asmus wrote:

> At 08:40 PM 7/30/02 -0700, Doug Ewell wrote:
> >a code-point that has no
> > > character assigned to it (and is not likely to get one), e. g. U+03A2
> No code point is safe.

True enough. But then I figure Plane 13 characters like
U+DEAD1 are pretty unlikely to be assigned to a character
in our lifetimes (or our children's lifetimes).
That one is *reasonably* safe to use as an example. ;-)


*remembers when he used to use 0xdeadbeef as a magic
number in tests because it was easy to spot in hex

> A./

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