Re: Roundtripping in Unicode

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Tue Dec 14 2004 - 15:21:14 CST

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    > Unicode did not invent the notion of conformance to character
    > encoding standards. What is new about Unicode is that it has
    > *3* interoperable character encoding forms, not just one, and
    > all of them are unusual in some way, because they are designed
    > for a very, very large encoded character repertoire, and
    > involve multibyte and/or non-byte code unit representations.

    Geez, even when I was going through my stage of inventing wild and crazy
    new UTF's, I made sure they were 100% convertible to and from code
    points. How could they not be?

    -Doug Ewell
     Fullerton, California

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