From: Peter Kirk (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Nov 04 2003 - 11:40:35 EST
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 http://www.mysql.com/doc/en/Charset-Unicode.html), 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 firstname.lastname@example.org (personal) email@example.com (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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