From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Apr 17 2009 - 07:16:20 CDT
Philippe Verdy <verdy underscore p at wanadoo dot fr> wrote:
> (that's why I think that it's simpler to use a separate datatype for
> Unicode codepoints, independatly of the internal UTF used for them
> (which may be UTF-8, UTF-16, or a compressed UTF like BOCU or CESU).
I assume the last was supposed to be "SCSU". CESU-8 is not a
compression format, but a hacked variant of UTF-8 that encodes UTF-16
code units instead of code points.
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