Re: UTF-16 clarification needed

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Jul 04 2008 - 13:16:50 CDT

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    Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai at in dash nomine dot org> wrote:

    > OK, and when you have them together in a surrogate pair, do you call
    > it a pair of code units or can you also call them a pair of code
    > points?

    Check Section 3.8, "Surrogates," on pages 97-98 of The Unicode Standard
    5.0, available online at:

    Then check Unicode 5.1.0, available online at:

    for any changes that may have occurred since the book was published.

    Finally, you should cross-check all of this with Philippe Verdy to
    ensure accuracy.

    Doug Ewell  *  Arvada, Colorado, USA  *  RFC 4645  *  UTN #14  ˆ

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