Re: Code pages and Unicode

From: John H. Jenkins <>
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2011 16:28:20 -0600

Benjamin M Scarborough 於 2011年8月19日 下午3:53 寫道:

> Whenever somebody talks about needing 31 bits for Unicode, I always think of the hypothetical situation of discovering some extraterrestrial civilization and trying to add all of their writing systems to Unicode. I imagine there would be little to unify outside of U+002E FULL STOP.

Oh, I imagine they'll have one or two turtle ideographs. :-)

Seriously, though, if and when we run into ETs with all their myriad writing systems, I really don't think that we'll be Unicode to represent them.

John H. Jenkins
Received on Fri Aug 19 2011 - 17:29:18 CDT

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