RE: UTF-32

From: souravm (
Date: Mon Mar 12 2007 - 06:21:02 CST

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    Oracle's latest version also support UTF-32 which they recommend for handling surrogare characters.



    From: on behalf of Peter Constable
    Sent: Sun 3/11/2007 9:33 PM
    To: Unicode Mailing List
    Subject: RE: UTF-32

    I know at least one usage: in Win32, the WM_UNICHAR message passes a UTF-32 code point as a parameter.


    -----Original Message-----
    From: [] On Behalf Of Doug Ewell
    Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2007 3:20 PM
    To: Unicode Mailing List
    Subject: UTF-32

    Is anyone aware of UTF-32 actually being used as a storage and
    interchange format, other than in test cases to prove that an editor or
    other tool supports it?

    I'm not looking for a long discussion about whether it should or should
    not be used, whether its simplicity outweighs its inefficiency or vice
    versa. I just want to know if anyone's actually seen it in the wild. I
    have not.

    Doug Ewell  *  Fullerton, California, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14
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