Re: Beyond 17 planes, was: Java char and Unicode 3.0+

From: Asmus Freytag (
Date: Thu Oct 16 2003 - 15:21:48 CST

At 09:59 PM 10/16/03 +0200, Philippe Verdy wrote:

>We're not discussing about addition of characters standardized by joint
>of Unicode's UTC and ISO's WG2, and I'm not expecting a lot of changes in
>area. But about a more general scheme in which the Unicode/ISO10646 would
>become a part of a larger set of standards for encoding something else than
>just pure text.

I wasn't aware that you were desinging an unrelated standard. What you describe
in your message, and which I am not repeating here is not Unicode.

When you design your own standard, you don't need to worry about features of
Unicode, such as UTF-16.


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