From: Doug Ewell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Aug 29 2009 - 00:33:42 CDT
Benjamin M Scarborough <benjamin dot scarborough at student dot utdallas
dot edu> wrote:
> †If my understanding of UTF-8 is correct, U+7FFFFFFF would be FD BF BF
> BF BF BF and U+FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF would be FF BE 8F BF BF BF BF BF BF BF
> BF BF BF. 13 bytes, isn't that fun?
Nope. Even in the original definition, UTF-8 was limited to 31-bit
scalar values represented in 6 bytes, and FE and FF were explicitly
guaranteed never to appear in a valid UTF-8 stream.
-- Doug Ewell * Thornton, Colorado, USA * RFC 4645 * UTN #14 http://www.ewellic.org http://www1.ietf.org/html.charters/ltru-charter.html http://www.alvestrand.no/mailman/listinfo/ietf-languages ˆ
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