Re: Regulating PUA.

Date: Sun Jan 21 2007 - 19:25:26 CST

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    Are you saying utf16 doesn't support plane 16? This would make utf16
    only part of unicode.

    John Knightley (Linux , utf8 user)

    Quoting Richard Wordingham <>:

    > Mike wrote on Sunday, January 21, 2007 6:56 PM
    >> When I implemented collation, I needed to define code points for
    >> the various contractions that can occur. To avoid clashing with
    >> any private use code points, I chose to start allocating the con-
    >> tractions at 0x110000. This has worked quite nicely.
    > One problem with that solution is that it may work if you're working
    > with extensions of UTF-8 or extensions of UTF-32, but just doesn't work
    > with UTF-16. The other is that with the other two, especially
    > extending UTF-8, you are quite likely to fall foul of defensive code
    > guarding against impossible codepoints. It's a shame, for I had been
    > about to suggest it.

    > Richard.

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