Re: no 6 byte utf-8?

From: Marnen Laibow-Koser (marnen@marnen.org)
Date: Tue May 29 2007 - 22:17:17 CDT

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    On May 29, 2007, at 8:04 PM, William J Poser wrote:

    > Marcin Kowalczyk wrote:
    >> They weren't going to be any characters defined
    >> above U+10FFFF anyway.
    >
    > Oh yea of little faith! Official Unicode has yet to include
    > a single writing system from outside this galaxy. Who knows
    > what delights await us in Alpha Centuri and beyond?

    Er, just to be incredibly geeky about this, Alpha Centauri *is* in
    this galaxy. So, in fact, are all the stars we can see. Other
    galaxies appear to us as nebulae.

    >
    > Bill
    >

    Best,
    Marnen



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