Re: UTF-16 inside UTF-8

From: Peter Kirk (
Date: Tue Nov 04 2003 - 11:40:35 EST

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    On 04/11/2003 06:37, Jill Ramonsky wrote:

    > ... (a very old, legacy application, unaware of the existence of
    > codepoints above U+FFFF) ...

    Such applications are not "very old", they are still being written. For
    example (see, MySQL
    4.1 adds UCS-2 and UTF-8 support to previous versions but for single
    two-byte codes in UCS-2 and up to three bytes per UTF-8 character only
    :-( - and this is still in alpha!

    Peter Kirk (personal) (work)

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