From: Mike Ayers (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Jun 21 2006 - 13:31:22 CDT
Pavils Jurjans wrote:
> - The guides on unicode.org <http://unicode.org/> site talk only about
> surrogate pair and UTF-16 conversion. How about the UTF-8?
Surrogates do not exist in UTF-8. They are the mechanism by which
UCS-2 (which encodes 16 bits) was simultaneously restricted and extend
to become UTF-16 (which encodes 21 bits). Surrogates are not
characters. They are UTF-16 code points only.
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