Re: 32'nd bit & UTF-8

From: Christopher Fynn (
Date: Wed Jan 19 2005 - 17:31:05 CST

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    Hans Aberg wrote:


    > My guess is that all that fits into a computer will be binary numbers and
    > transformations thereof. If you know of a counter example, please let me
    > know. But the point of computers seems also to be that humans can associate
    > these binary numbers with various human understandable structures. I believe
    > the point of Unicode is that one associates characters with the Unicode
    > numbers. So a CPBTF-8 would be transformation where the code points are not
    > thought to be associated with the Unicode characters, whereas I believe the
    > point with Unicode is that one does associate Unicode numbers with
    > characters.
    > Hans Aberg

    If that's so, discussion of this CPBTF-8 is out of scope on this list.

    - chris

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