Re: Getting A Newb Started

From: David Starner (
Date: Mon Jul 07 2008 - 17:22:44 CDT

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    On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 5:19 PM, William J Poser <> wrote:
    > With UTF-16, however,
    > if you know that there are no characters outside the BMP, every
    > character is a constant two bytes wide.

    I think that's a bad idea; if you're accepting user input, you should
    always assume they may want to use characters outside the BMP. Part of
    the value of Unicode is not having to wonder if a program will accept
    the script you want to write in.

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