Re: Composition of not included Chinese characters

From: John H. Jenkins (
Date: Mon Sep 24 2007 - 19:18:32 CDT

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    On Sep 24, 2007, at 4:51 PM, William J Poser wrote:

    > Marnen Laibow-Koser wrote:
    >> the Standard states that no legitimate IDS can
    >> contain more than 16 Unicode code points
    > It's an implementation problem: some people need their thumbs and
    > big toes for other purposes.

    LOL. Of course, it was one of those cases where we needed *some*
    limit, 16 is a convenient power of two, and no *way* will anybody need
    a sequence longer than that in real life. :-)

    John H. Jenkins

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