From: William J Poser (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jul 07 2008 - 21:20:54 CDT
>Writing your code with the assumption that you're dealing with BMP-
>only is nonetheless still a bad idea, since the day will inevitably
>come when you want to re-use it in a situation where the assumption is
>false. Best to write for Unicode with as much generality as possible
>from the get-go rather than having to rewrite later.
I myself have written virtually nothing limited to the BMP, but
I can see doing it if the code is specific, say, to a language
within the BMP. The one situation in which I have written
BMP-only code is for extending a scripting language that is
restricted to the BMP.
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